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IRWIN, PATRICK

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In a charge by the 14th Michigan Infantry against the entrenched enemy, Irwin was the first man over the line of works of the enemy, and demanded and received the surrender of Confederate Gen. Daviel Govan and his command.

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Service

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U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: First Lieutenant) Company H, 14th Michigan Infantry

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Civil War 1864 Ireland

Citation

In a charge by the 14th Michigan Infantry against the entrenched enemy, Irwin was the first man over the line of works of the enemy, and demanded and received the surrender of Confederate Gen. Daviel Govan and his command.