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 James P. Boyle

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James P. Boyle

Birth
County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Death
2 Sep 1920 (aged 66)
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Burial
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Plot
Lot 8, Row 8, Block A
Memorial ID
9526766 View Source

James P. Boyle enlisted in the United States Army on 7 December 1874 in Boston, Massachusetts, and served as a Private in Company G of the Seventh Regiment of Cavalry. He participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn and was wounded in the back during the hilltop fight. He never married. He worked as an orderly at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck from 1902 until his death. He was buried on September 14, 1920. His obituary appeared in The Bismarck Tribune on September 3, 1920. [Men with Custer, p. 33]

Parents: James and Mary Boyle. He had a step-mother, Bridget McDermott, who had seven children, his half brothers and sisters. [Contributed by Charlott Jones.]

James P. Boyle enlisted in the United States Army on 7 December 1874 in Boston, Massachusetts, and served as a Private in Company G of the Seventh Regiment of Cavalry. He participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn and was wounded in the back during the hilltop fight. He never married. He worked as an orderly at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck from 1902 until his death. He was buried on September 14, 1920. His obituary appeared in The Bismarck Tribune on September 3, 1920. [Men with Custer, p. 33]

Parents: James and Mary Boyle. He had a step-mother, Bridget McDermott, who had seven children, his half brothers and sisters. [Contributed by Charlott Jones.]

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  • Created by: Diane Merkel
  • Added: 27 Sep 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9526766
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9526766/james-p-boyle: accessed ), memorial page for James P. Boyle (15 Dec 1853–2 Sep 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9526766, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA; Maintained by Diane Merkel (contributor 46626915) .