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Michael Leary
Born in Boston_Son of Michael Leary_by occupation a Tailor_Married_At the age of 29, on 11 August 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Massachusetts vol. Infantry_Mustered same date and assigned to company “K”.
Leary…

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Michael Meagher
Born in Ireland,_Son of Dennis Meagher,_by occupation a Laborer,_Married,_at the age of 29 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He served in…

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Michael Moriarty
Born in Ireland_Son of Morris Moriarty_By occupation a Laborer_At the age of 19 on March 28, 1864, enlisted for one (1) year in the U.S. Navy_Unmarried.
Was sent on board receiving ship “North Carolina”, from which he was…

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Michael Murphy

Born in Ireland.___Son of William Murphy,___by occupation a Laborer,___Married,___at the age of 26 enlisted for three years in the 27th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company G.__
Mustered into service, September 20, 1861, at…

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Michael O’Connor
Born in Ireland_Son of Edmund O’Connor_By occupation a Laborer_Married_at the age of 34 years, on 23rd August, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Reg. Massachusetts Vols. Infantry_Mustered on 8th Sept., 1864, and assigned to…

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Michael Shannon
Born in N.Y. City_Son of {Timo.} Shannon_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_at the age of 18 years, on 5th April, 1865, enlisted for 3 years in the 22d N.Y. Cavalry_Mustered in 10 April, 1865_Private.
He was never sent to his Reg.,…

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Michael Shea

(From Adt Generals reports)
Enlisted at age of 20 years--mustered in Sep 26, 1861.
Discharged January 7, 1865 expiration of services.

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Michael Sullivan
Born in Ireland_Son of {Maurice} Sullivan_By occupation a {Card} Grinder_Married_At the age of 21 years on 22 Aug. 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 30th Mass. Infantry Vol’s_Mustered in same date and assigned to Co. “E”. …

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Boarding houses were run by matrons who strictly enforced the rules of the house including a 10pm curfew, temperance, and weekly church attendance. Mill girls were charged approximately $1.25 per week to live in overcrowded boarding houses with as…

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Woman and boy in sun hats standing in vegetable field on farm.