Michael Meagher, Civil War Soldier


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 all duties and movements from the formation fo the company until the arrival of the regiment at Baltimore, Md. July 1st, 1863._He was there sick, and, by direction of Lieut. Knapp, remained on guard at Baltimore, while the regiment marched through Maryland.
Returned to Chicopee, via Boston, with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on the arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Michael Meagher, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 22, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2560.