Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order

Born: 1836 in County of Monahan, Ireland 

Enlisted: 21 June 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medal of Honor awarded: 22 June 1865

Rank at time of award: Corporal

Separation from Service: Discharged on 24 January 1865

Date of Death: 1 June 1892

Burial: St. Martin Catholic Church Cemetery, New Derry, Pennsylvania

*Official pension records and Marine Corps Muster Rolls indicate that his last name is actually spelled RANAHAN instead of RANNAHAN, as it appears on his citation and the transcribed General Order.

Civil War Medal of Honor