John Weir Boyle (USA)

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John Weir Boyle

Death: Died in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States
Cause of death: wounds in battle
Immediate Family:

Son of US Rep. & Judge John Boyle and Elizabeth Boyle
Father of John Boyle and Richard A. Boyle
Brother of Gen. Jeremiah T. Boyle (USA); Arethusa Jewell; Theresa Gill; Almira Boyle; Malcolm Boyle and 3 others

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About John Weir Boyle (USA)

John Weir Boyle, son of John Weir Boyle, enlisted as a Union soldier in July, 1862, but was discharged from the 79th Illinois Infantry, October 31, 1862, for sickness. Recovering health, he again enlisted, January 5, 1864; was, on February 3, 1864, enrolled in Company M, 64th Illinois Infantry ; was in many engagements, was notably conspicuous in the charge up Kenesaw Mountain, was wounded unto death before Atlanta, and died of his wounds, August 12, 1864, in hospital "at the front."

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March 1846
August 4, 1864
Age 18
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States