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John Boyle
Birth: Aug. 16, 1839
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1913
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

U.S. Military Figure in Civil War. He played a role in raising troops for the Union in 1861. He was commissioned Captain and Assistant Adjutant General U.S. Volunteers by the President Lincoln, confirmed by the Senate, but failed to receive a commission. He served with the 11th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, during the campaign and battle of Shiloh. After being ordered to Washington, Boyle was commissioned again before resigning to accept a commission as Lieutenant-Colonel 9th Kentucky Cavalry. He was mustered out at expiration of his term of service on September 11, 1863. Boyle participated in the battles of Perryville, Horseshoe Bend and other actions. He was then appointed Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky before resigning in 1864 to become a lawyer. In 1868 was elected State's Attorney for the 27th Judicial Circuit. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Parents:
  James M Boyle (1809 - 1892)
  Sarah A Boyle (1819 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Jennie Looney Boyle (____ - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Allen Boyle (1869 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 78, Lot 2700
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
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John Boyle
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John Boyle
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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