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James Quinlan

Born: Sep 13, 1833

Death: Aug 29, 1906

Birthplace: James City County

Nationality: United States

James Quinlan

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1833
Date of Death : Aug 29, 1906
Birth Place : James City County

James Joseph Quinlan was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Savage's Station. Quinlan was appointed as Major of the 88th New York Infantry in December 1861. He became the regiment's Lieutenant Colonel in October 1862, and was discharged in February 1863. Quinlan was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York.

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