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Joseph Thoburn

Born: Apr 29, 1825

Death: Oct 19, 1864

Birthplace: County Antrim

Nationality: United States

Joseph Thoburn

Date of Birth : Apr 29, 1825
Date of Death : Oct 19, 1864
Birth Place : County Antrim

Joseph Thoburn was born in the district of Mallusk north of Belfast, County Antrim, to be found in the modern-day borough of Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK. He went on to be a physician and soldier from the state of West Virginia who served as an officer and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action in the Shenandoah Valley at the Battle of Cedar Creek.

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