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McIntosh, John Baillie

John Baillie McIntosh, detail

Born in Florida, John McIntosh served in the Navy during the Mexican War but later fought in the Union cavalry during the Civil War, losing a leg in 1864. McIntosh's older brother James fought for the Confederacy. During the Gettysburg campaign, McIntosh commanded a brigade charged with covering York and Carlisle.

Life span: 
06/06/1829 to 06/29/1888


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