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James Quinlan

Organization:    88th New York Infantry
Entered Service:   New York, N.Y.
Birth:   13 September 1833, Ireland.
Date Medal Issued:   18 February 1891.

Date of Action:   29 June 1862.
Place of Action:   Savage Station, Va.

Led his regiment on the enemy's battery, silenced the guns, held the position against overwhelming numbers, and covered the retreat of the 2d Army Corps.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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