James McCue - Coal Heaver

James McCue was born circa 1841 in Ireland and enlisted on 27 February 1864 at the New York, NY Naval Rendezvous as a Coal Heaver for a 1 year enlistment[1].

McCue was attached to the Tecumseh on 21 April 1864 [2]. On 12 May 1864, he was admitted to Naval Hospital Portsmouth with rheumatism.

McCue was not aboard the Tecumseh for the Battle of Mobile Bay.





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References and Sources

[1] Return of the United States Naval Rendezvous, New York, NY for the week ending February 27, 1864

[2] NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.

[3] Hospital Tickets and Case Papers, compiled 1825-1889. ARC ID: 2694723. Department of the Navy, Records of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Record Group 52. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.