|Death: ||Jul. 31, 1864|
Corporal Co K 78th Ohio.
Entered service Nov. 26, 1861 at age 27 for 3 years. Appointed Corporal Feb. 4, 1863.
Died July 31, 1864, in 3d Division Hospital, 17th Army Corps, of wounds received July 22, 1864, in battle of Atlanta, Ga.; interred in sec. J, grave 225. Veteran.
In VA grave locator as Gallaher. Gallagher found in roster Roll of Honor and original interment record.
The History of the 78th Regiment O.V.V.I., by Stevenson, Thomas M., Zanesville, Ohio, 1865, mentions Corp'l Gallagher on page 309, "In addition to those killed upon the battle-field of the 22d, very many died of their wounds. Among those not mentioned in the records who were killed on that day, are Francis Porter, Orderly Sergeant of Company G, and private E. Gallagher, of Company K, both men of marked bravery and popular favor, loved and esteemed by all; they have gone to their reward, engaged in defense of humanity and the great principles of national honor and liberty."
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: J 9923
Created by: Janet
Record added: Jul 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28545321