Michael Emmet Urell
Major, United States Army
in Ireland, November 8, 1844, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil
War while serving as Second Lieutenant, Company E, 82nd New York Volunteer
Infantry, at Bristoe, Virginia, on October 14, 1863.
He died on September 6, 1910 and was originally buried in Cork, Ireland. He was subsequently moved to Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. 7
His wife, Isabel H. Urell, who died in May
1892, is buried with him.
Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 82d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Bristoe Station, Virginia, 14 October 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Ireland. Date of issue: 6 June 1870.
Gallantry in action while detailed as color
bearer; was severely wounded.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1998
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