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Andrew Doran 1844-1864 Casualty of the Civil war

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Andrew Doran gave his life fighting for the Union in the Civil War. After being wounded at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain in Georgia he died and was buried in Chattanooga TN.

National Flag of the 86th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Andrew was enlisted in Company E of the 86th Illinois Volunteer Infantry under the command of Colonel Allen L. Fahnestock. 

Timeline for Andrew Doran

  • March 07, 1844 Andrew Doran was born at Fredericton Junction, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada.
  • In 1850 his father James, moved the family to Marshall County, Illinois.
  • August 14, 1862 Andrew enlisted in the Union Army.
  • August 27, 1862 Andrew is mustered into the service of the 86th Illinois Infantry by Captain R. C. Ewing.
  • June 27, 1864 Andrew’s right shoulder is severely wounded during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
  • July 4, 1864 Andrew’s right arm is amputated.
  • August 26, 1864 Andrew dies from his wounds.
  • Andrew is buried at the Chattanooga National Cemetery; Section F, Grave 2107.

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Written by Michael S. Doran

September 5, 2010 at 3:26 pm

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