Sunday, March 01, 2015

Joseph H. McGilligan.

Joseph H. McGilligan.

Birth: January, 1846-1847, Pennsylvania.
Death: Unknown.

Burial: Montana Veterans Home Cemetery, Columbia Falls, Flathead County, Montana.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report.

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.

Montana Soldiers Home.

He was admitted June 6, 1898, Age 35, pension $10, later $12., from Flathead County, Montana, He could Read and Write, Occupation Cook.

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.

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