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Subject: Re: Mulligan Council #478
Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2002 03:26:52 -0500
I did a search for "Colonel Mulligan" using Copernic, and quite a few web
sites came up. Perhaps the Col. Mulligan Council #478 was similar to modern
day VFW posts.
Colonel Mulligan led the 23rd Infantry Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War.
Per the various web sites, this group was known as the "Irish Brigade."
Here are some web sites, concerning Colonel Mulligan.
Colonel Mulligan is buried at Calvary Cemetery.
> In my ggrandfather's obituary from 1907, it stated he was a member of Col.
> Mulligan Council #478, National Union. Does anyone know what kind of union
> this was? He imigrated to Chicago in 1880 from Tipperary, Ireland. Mary in
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