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Pvt James McGrath
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Birth: 1828
County Clare, Ireland
Death: Jan. 26, 1865
Benicia
Solano County
California, USA

Civil War: Company F, 6th California Infantry

James McGrath was a 35-year-old farmer when he enlisted as a private at Benicia Barracks, California, October 30, 1864, and was mustered into Company F, 6th California Infantry, November 5. Private McGrath drowned January 26, 1865, and was buried in the Benicia Barracks post cemetery. (Orton, 748, 878)
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January 26, 1865, Orders, No. 16, Extract.
The funeral of Private James McGrath will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2˝ O’clock p.m. A detail of one corporal and eight men from Company B, 6th Infantry, C.V., will form the funeral escort. Company F will attend the funeral, with side arms, as well as those from the other companies who may wish to attend.
 
 
Inscription:
JAMES McGRATH

CO F
6 REGT
CALIF INF

JAN 26 1865
 
Note: Roll of Honor, vol. viii, p. 60, "At Benicia Barracks", No. 8.
 
Burial:
Benicia Army Cemetery
Benicia
Solano County
California, USA
Plot: Section 1, Grave 89
 
Created by: Steve
Record added: May 10, 2014
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Who for the Union fought and bled, though passing on, is never dead.
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 Added: May. 10, 2014
 
 
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