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Edward Lyons Gilligan
Birth: Apr. 18, 1843
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1922
Oxford
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company E, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. His citation reads "Assisted in the capture of a Confederate flag by knocking down the color sergeant." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cora Orr Gilligan (1857 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Lucretia G. Gilligan (1881 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Son of Charles Gilligan and Sarah Grinshaw
 
Burial:
Oxford Cemetery
Oxford
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C, 70
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 22, 2003
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Edward Lyons Gilligan
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Edward Lyons Gilligan
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Edward Lyons Gilligan
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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