Col. James T. Kirk

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Death of Colonel Kirk. Col. James T. Kirk died Tuesday nighj at his late residence in Washington, aged 01 vears. He had been confined to the house for several months with diseases growing out of wounds received (luring the war. Upon the resignation of Col. McCalmout, Mr. Kirk was promoted from Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel to Colonel of the Tenth Rejjimeut Pennsylvania Reserves, which he com manded through the Peninsula campaign until after the battle of Antietam. He also took active part iu a dozen other battles. battles. He was wounded at second Bull Run and at Gaiuet Mills. Colonel Kirk was born and reared in Canonsburg. He was a son of George A. Kirk, and a brother of Thomas Kirk, of the Sherman House. At the breaking out of the war he organized here and took into the field, Company D., of thelOth Pa. Re serves, of which company he was captain. He was afterwards promoted for gallant services.

Clipped from The Canonsburg Weekly Notes09 Dec 1886, ThuPage 1

The Canonsburg Weekly Notes (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania)09 Dec 1886, ThuPage 1
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