LTC Joseph A McLean
Cenotaph

LTC Joseph A McLean

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Aug 1862 (aged 39)
Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Cenotaph Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 56 section B
Memorial ID 23573623 · View Source
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DIED ON THE FIELD OF BATTLE AT 2ND BULL RUN, VA.88TH PA INFANTRY



Inscription

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. McLean killed while leading the 88th Rect. P.V. in the 2nd Battle of Bull Run August 30 1862. As his men bent over him to carry him away he said "Boys drop me and save yourselves. I am dying." Buried on the field where he fell among the many marked "unknown". Aged 39 years.

His wife Elizabeth B McLean Born August 14 1826 Died August 2 1916


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  • Maintained by: Becca Hallock-Wolff
  • Originally Created by: pat callahan
  • Added: 26 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23573623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Joseph A McLean (22 May 1823–30 Aug 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23573623, citing Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Becca Hallock-Wolff (contributor 46880742) .