James McKay Rorty


James McKay Rorty Famous memorial

County Donegal, Ireland
Death 3 Jul 1863 (aged 26)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section 5, Range 14, Plot U, Grave 9
Memorial ID 6016383 View Source

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as commander of Battery B, 1st New York Volunteer Light Artillery. He was killed repulsing Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg. His old headstone became weathered, and was replaced by a new one provided by the Irish Brigade Association.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 7 Dec 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6016383
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James McKay Rorty (11 Jun 1837–3 Jul 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6016383, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .