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QUINLAN, JAMES

quinlan james

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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Lieutenant Colonel) 88th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Clomwell, County Tipperary, Ireland

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.