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Philip Kearny Jr.
June 1, 1815|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||September 1, 1862
Chantilly, Virginia, U.S.
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance|| United States of America
Second French Empire
||United States Army France Army|
|Years of service||1837–1851; 1861–1862 (US)
|Commands held||First New Jersey Brigade|
Second Italian War of Independence
American Civil War
Philip Kearny Jr. ( June 1, 1815 – September 1, 1862) was a United States Army officer, notable for his leadership in the Mexican–American War and American Civil War. He was killed in action in the 1862 Battle of Chantilly.
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President Woodrow Wilson spoke at the dedication of the statue marking Kearny's grave in Arlington National Cemetery (November 11, 1914).
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