Gilbert McCall Jr

–11 February 1974
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Gilbert

Gilbert McCall Jr was born in New Jersey, United States as the son of Gilbert McCall Sr and Lillian McCall. He died on 11 February 1974, in his hometown.

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    Gilbert McCall Sr

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    Lillian McCall

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World Events (3)

1861

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
1863

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

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 and Scottish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’, a personal name composed of the elements cath ‘battle’ + maol ‘chief’. 2. Anglicized form of Mac Cathail ‘son of Cathal’ ( see Cahill ).

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

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