Brigadier General Michael Kelly Lawler was born in Kildare 1814

#OnThisDay 1814 Brig. Gen Michael Kelly Lawler was born in Kildare. His family emigrated to the US settling in Illinois. Lawler fought in Mexico, became a lawyer but re-joined the Union army. His battle charge at Big Black River captured over 1000 enemy.

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