Michael Corcoran

Michael Corcoran was an Irish American general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a close confidant of President Abraham Lincoln. As its colonel, he led... Wikipedia

  • Nickname(s):  "Mick"
  • Born:  September 21, 1827, County Sligo, Ireland
  • Died:  December 22, 1863, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Place of burial:  Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York
  • Allegiance:  United States of America, Union
  • Service/branch:  United States Army, Union Army
  • Years of service:  1861–1863
  • Rank:  Brigadier General
  • Commands held:  69th New York Militia, "The Irish Brigade"
  • Battles/wars:  American Civil War, First Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Deserted House, Siege of Suffolk
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo