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LTC James Quinlan

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LTC James Quinlan

Birth
Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death 29 Aug 1906 (aged 72)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6632085 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Major in the 88th New York Infantry, Union Army. On June 29, 1862, at the Battle of Savage Station, Virginia, he led his regiment on the Confederate battery, silenced the guns, held the position against overwhelming numbers and covered the retreat of the 2nd Army Corps. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 18, 1891.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Margaret Gernon
  • Added: 24 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6632085
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6632085/james-quinlan : accessed ), memorial page for LTC James Quinlan (13 Sep 1833–29 Aug 1906), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6632085, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .