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James Adelbert Mulligan Letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1088A

Scope and Contents

Letter sent from New Creek, W. Virginia, to J.C.S. Fitzpatrick in Chicago re: the Irish National Fair to be held in Chicago in March. Sends contribution and states that when the Union has favorably completed "this present question" he will devote all of his time and strength to "Irish Nationality".


  • Created: January 29, 1864


Biographical / Historical

Colonel in the 23rd Illinois Infantry (the Irish Brigade) from Chicago, who was taken prisoner at the battle at Lexington, Missouri in 1861 and fatally wounded at the Battle of Winchester, Virginia in July 1864.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : I page

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