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Brevet Maj. Gen. James A. Mulligan



Born: December 24, 1809

Princess Anne County, Virginia





Died: March 8, 1896

Brooklyn, New York





Brevet Brigadier General

Spring 1861: Organized the 23rd Illinois volunteer Infantry Regiment - the "Irish Brigade"

September 1861: Led his troops toward Lexington

September 12-20: Siege of Lexington 

August - December 1863: Oversaw the construction of Fort Mulligan in Grant County, West Virginia

July 3, 1864: Battle of Leetown

July 24, 1864: 2nd Battle of Kernstown

Boatner, Mark M. III. The Civil War Dictionary. New York: David McKay, 1967. p 574

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