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David McConaughy

Born: Jul 23, 1823

Death: Jan 1, 1902

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

David McConaughy

Date of Birth : Jul 23, 1823
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1902

David McConaughy was a noted attorney, cemetery president, and civic leader in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as well as a part-time intelligence officer for the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a driving force behind the creation of the Gettysburg National Cemetery following the Battle of Gettysburg. He also led early efforts to preserve the Gettysburg Battlefield for future generations.


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