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Michael Emmet Urell
Major, United States Army
Born 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. 

Michael Urell Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1998

ME Urell Gravesite PHOTO

ME Urell Gravesite PHOTO
Photographs By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

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US Army Medal of Honor

ME Urell Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

ME Urell Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003