Michael Crowley (soldier)

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Michael Crowley
Born 1829
Rochester, New York
Died May 12, 1888
Boston, Massachusetts
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit New York (state) Company A, 22nd New York Cavalry
Battles/wars Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia
Awards Medal of Honor

Private Michael Crowley (1829 – May 12, 1888) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Crowley received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Waynesboro in Virginia on 2 March 1865. He was honored with the award on 26 March 1865.[1][2][3]


Crowley was born in Rochester, New York in 1829. He enlisted into the 22nd New York Cavalry. He died on 12 May 1888.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Capture of the enemy flag.[1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Michael Crowley". Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 30 November 2013.