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Traditional Geocache

USMC MOH: McNAMARA, MICHAEL

A cache by zombiestompers
Hidden : 10/27/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This series is to honor the Heroes of the United States Marine Corps who have been awarded the Nation’s highest military honor since its inception.


Established early in the Civil War to "promote efficiency in the Navy", the Medal of Honor rose to prominence in American history and heritage.  Fewer than 3,500 Americans have been awarded Medals of Honor, and today only 81 of them survive.   These heroes are a vanishing breed whose valiant history MUST be preserved for future generations.  That heritage is nurtured and sustained on the ground floor of the Hall of Heroes.



The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

McNAMARA, MICHAEL

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1841, Clure, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 169, 8 February 1872.

Citation:

On board the U.S.S. Benicia during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Advancing to the parapet, McNamara wrenched the match-lock from the hands of an enemy and killed him.

 

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Last Updated: on 7/12/2014 5:49:20 PM Pacific Daylight Time (12:49 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum