Birth: 1821, Canada.
Death: Jul. 22, 1887.
In the Company all Called him" Dick".
Aged: 65 Years, 4 Months, 21 Days.
Wife: Susan Kidd McCann (1824 - 1874).
Children: Lucy McCann (1854 - 1907), Edward F. McCann (1856 - 1856), Emma McCann (1860 - 1920).
Burial: Buffalo Grove Cemetery, Buffalo Grove, Ogle County, Illinois.
Page 33, Dick McCann, of Company D, of Polo, was ferociously attacked by a tame deer, and while making a wild retreat, the deer, with his sharp antlers, helped Dick along. Dick was the first man wounded in the Ninety-Second, and the only one who ever retreated without orders
Name: MCCANN, RICHARD. Rank; PVT. Company: .D. Unit: 92 IL US INF.
Personal Characteristics. Residence:: POLO, OGLE CO, IL. Age: 41. Height: 5' 5. Hair: BLACK. Eyes: BLUE. Complexion: DARK. Marital Status; MARRIED. Occupation: STONE MASON. Nativity: LENARK, CANADA.
Service Record. Joined When: AUG 19, 1862. Joined Where: POLO, IL. Period: 3 YRS, Muster In: SEP 4, 1862. Muster In Where: ROCKFORD, IL. Muster Out: JUN 9, 1865. Muster Out Where: LOUISVILLE, KY. Remarks: SICK AT LOUISVILLE KY LOST HIS LEG AT ADAIRSVILLE GA JUN 4, 1864.