Calvin Reilly

1856–Male
Grundy, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Reilly was born in 1856, in Grundy, Tennessee, United States, his father, James M. Reilly, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Tate, was 28.

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James M. Reilly
1810–
Elizabeth Tate
1828–
Calvin Reilly
1856–

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Reilly , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Raghailligh ‘descendant of Raghailleach’, Old Irish Roghallach, of unexplained origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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