Biographical Sketch of John Randolph McGinness

McGinness, John Randolph; briggen., U. S. A.; born, near Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 17, 1840; son of Francis and Anne (Hartford) McGinness; graduate, U. S. Military Academy, 1863; unmarried; appointed 1st lieut. ordnance, June 11, 1863; took part in Civil War, becoming chief ordnance officer, Dept. of the South, April, 1864, and afterward on various duties; bvtd. …

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