1857-1885.Origination : Mulligan, James A. (James Adelbert), 1830-1864.
James A Mulligan Papers (JAM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
A transcription of his diary for 1852-1853 made by his widow; a diary written for his wife during 1857; a daybook written during 1857-1861; accounts for 1857-1859; a short sketch of his life written by his widow; eulogies; and a photo of Mulligan in uniform.
Lawyer; clerk at the Department of the Interior beginning in 1857; Colonel of the Irish Brigade (23rd Illinois regiment) during the Civil War. At the Battle of Lexington, Missouri, in 1861 he was taken prisoner, only to be freed through an exchange later that year. He was fatally wounded at the Battle of Winchester, Virginia, in July, 1864.