Birth: January, 1846-1847, Pennsylvania.
Burial: Montana Veterans Home Cemetery, Columbia Falls, Flathead County, Montana.
Name: MCGILLIGAN, JOSEPH N. Rank: PVT. Company: D. Unit: 46 IL US INF (NEW).
Personal Characteristics. Residence: SILVER CREEK, STEPHENSON CO, I. Age: 17. Height: 5' 3. Hair: DARK. Eyes: HAZEL: Complexion: FAIR. Marital Status: SINGLE. Occupation: FARMER. Nativity: LANCASTER CO, PA.
Service Record. Joined When: DEC 29, 1863. Joined Where: DIXON, IL. Period: 3 YRS. Muster In: JAN 30, 1864. Muster In Where: CAMP BUTLER, IL. Muster Out: JAN 20, 1866. Muster Out Where: BATON ROUGE, LA.
The 1900, records state his disability was Dislocated Hip, and Rheumatisum.
The 1906 records state his disability was the Dropsy.
After 1906 he can no longer be found on the Homes records. However pension records shows he was still receiving a pension in 1922. He never married.