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Cdv of Major James P. McIlrath, 23rd Ohio Infantry
Cdv of Major James P. McIlrath, 23rd Ohio Infantry. Rutherford B. Hayes said of McIlrath:

"Our captains impress me, as a body, most favorably. Captain McIlrath is a large, fine-looking man, six feet three and a half inches high; has been a chief of police in Cleveland one of the best in his vocation; takes great pride in his company and has it in a fine state of discipline the best of any in camp."

Ink signed on the verso and is in fine condition.

$185.00 plus shipping

James P. McIlrath

Residence was not listed; 28 years old.

Enlisted on 6/1/1861 as a Captain.

On 6/27/1861 he was commissioned into "A" Co. OH 23rd Infantry He was Mustered Out on 7/15/1864

Promotions: * Major 10/15/1862

Intra Regimental Company Transfers: * 10/15/1862 from company A to Field & Staff