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Major

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.


Citation:
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.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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