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Robert Wallace Healy, American soldier. Served at Fort Donaldson, Shiloh, Corinth, Iuka, Meridian, on Banks’ Red River Expedition at Fort DeRussy, Pleasant Hill, Yellow Bayou, etc.; member Loyal Legion, Society Army of Tennessee.

Background

Healy, Robert Wallace was born on October 22, 1836 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert and Ann (Wallace) Healy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, 1859, A.M., 1865, Doctor of Laws, 1908. Took course Sloan’s Commercial College, Chicago. Entered mercantile life.

Delegate Democratic State Convention, Springfield, Illinois, 1860.

Career

Enlisted 58th Illinois Infantry, September 25, 1861. Captain, December 25, 1861. Major, October 20, 1864.

Lieutenant colonel, April 10, 1865. Colonel, October 3, 1865. Bvtd. major, March 26, 1865, “for faithful and meritorious services during campaign against Mobile”.

Brigadier general vols., March 13, 1865, for same during the war. Honorary mustered out, April 1, 1866.

Membership

Served at Fort Donaldson, Shiloh, Corinth, Iuka, Meridian, on Banks’ Red River Expedition at Fort DeRussy, Pleasant Hill, Yellow Bayou, etc. Member Loyal Legion, Society Army of Tennessee.

Connections

Married Sarah J. Nolan, October 1, 1862. Married second, Jeannette Cooke, October 25, 1899.

father:
Robert Healy

mother:
Ann (Wallace) Healy

spouses:
Sarah J. Nolan

Jeannette Cooke