LAWLER, Michael Kelly USA

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LAWLER, Michael Kelly USA


Born November 16 1814, Cty Kildare, Ireland
Died July 26 1882, nr Equality IL
Pre-War Profession Emigrated to US 1816, Mexican war, farmer, merchant.
War Service June 1861 Col. of 18th Illinois, Fort Donelson (w), served in Kentucky and Tennessee, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Bde/14th Divn/XIII Corps in Vicksburg campaign, Port Gibson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River Bridge, served in Louisiana and Texas in the Dept. of the Gulf.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Farmer.
 
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