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Michael Kavanagh, Civil War Soldier

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Title

Michael Kavanagh, Civil War Soldier

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Michael Kavanagh

Born in Ireland,___Son of Thos. Kavanagh___By occupation a Laborer___Single___At the age of 22, on 9th Octo., 1861, Enlisted for 3 years in the 27th Reg. Massachusetts Infantry Vols. and assigned to Company "G"__Ranks Private with no subsequent changes.
He served faithfully with his Regiment, and participated in all its operations till taken prisoner at the battle of Drewry's Bluff in May. 1864. From that date no reliable information could be obtained, {unreadable} that he died, Nov. 5, 1864, in the prison at Millen, Ga. Doubtless cruel treatment occasioned his death.
Kavanagh was mustered day of enlistment.

Source

Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee

Publisher

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Type

Text

Identifier

SR-87.0

Coverage

Chicopee (Mass.)

Files

SR-87.0.jpg

Citation

“Michael Kavanagh, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 7, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2793.