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Joseph Finegan, 1814-1885

Nationality: Irish
Date of Birth: 1814
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Date of Death: 1885
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Identity:

Joseph Finegan was a Confederate General during the American civil war.

Life:

Joseph Finegan migrated to Florida in his early twenties from Clones in Ireland and established himself as a lumberman and railroad operator. In April 1862 he took command of the District of Middle and East Florida. From 1865 and 1866 he was a member of the Florida State Senate.

Bibliography:

Miami Library online at www.library.miami.edu/archives (accessed June 2005)