Age: 35, credited to Ludlow, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/61, m/i 10/15/61, Pvt, Co. I, 2nd VT INF, reen 3/20/64, wdd, 12/13/62, wdd, 5/3/63, wdd, 7/3/63, dsrtd 5/11/64
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Birth: abt 1826, County Roscommon, Ireland
Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 142906537
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/23/1890, VT, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, VT
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Michael Gilligan, aged 90 years, one of the few surviving Mexican War veterans in this state, died Sunday March 14th , at the home of his daughter, Mrs. T.S. Daley, in Ludlow. He served with Colonel Ransom's famous New England regiment through the Mexican War and with Company I, 2nd Vt. Vols., in the Civil War. He drew a pension for his service in the Mexican War. Mrs. Gilligan died two years ago. Beside his daughter Mr. Gilligan is survived by a son, Michael H. Gilligan, of Holyoke, Mass.
Source: Bradford United Opinion, March 26, 1909
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.