US Rorty, James McKay

James McKay Rorty

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Born: June 11, 1837

Birthplace: County Donegal, Ireland

Father: Richard Rorty 1818 –

Mother: Catherine McKay 1816 –

Civil War Career:

1861: 2nd​ Lt. Company D, 2nd New York Light Artillery​
1861 – 1862: 2nd​ Lt. 14th New York Light Artillery​
1862 – 1863: 1st​ Lt. 14th New York Light Artillery​
1863: Captain of Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery​
1863: Killed while repulsing Pickett’s Charge, on the 3rd Day of Gettysburg​

Died: July 3, 1863

Place of Death:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Cause of Death: Killed at the Battle of Gettysburg

Age at time of Death: 26 years old

Burial Place: Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York

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