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Captain Patrick Collins

 

  • Born 17 March, 1833 in Tipperary, Ireland
  • 1855 Enlisted in the Army
  • 14 May 1861 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Regular Army 14th Infantry
  • 24 Oct 1861 Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant
  • 30 Aug 1862 Promoted to Brevet Captain
  • 17 Sep 1862 Promoted to Brevet Major
  • 22 Jul 1865 Promoted to Full Captain
  • Served in the 14th Infantry during the Civil War
  1. First Battle of Bull Run
  2. Peninsular Campaigns
  3. Battle of the Wilderness
  4. Fredericksburg
  5. Chancellorsville
  6. Second Battle of Bull Run
  7. Battle of Antietam
  • After the Civil War he was stationed in Fort Vancouver
  • 1865 Stationed in Fort Boise, Idaho Territory
  • 1866 Left Fort Boise in for assignments in
  1. Warner Lake, Oregon
  2. Arizona
  3. Sacramento, California recruiting duty
  4. Camp Harney, Oregon
  • 1876 Returned to Fort Boise
  • Died on November 11, 1879 from injuries received in an accident in the garrison ambulance (1880 census “Concussion Of Brain By Being Thrown From Carriage”, attending physician: Dr. Wilson)

Source Information:

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

1880 Census Records of Persons Who Died, June 1, 1879 – May 31, 1880, Boise City, Ada County, Territory of Idaho

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