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Philip Kearny Jr.
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Philip Kearny
Born (1815-06-01)June 1, 1815
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died September 1, 1862(1862-09-01) (aged 47)
Chantilly, Virginia, U.S.
Place of burial
Allegiance  United States of America
 Second French Empire
Service/branch  United States Army  France Army
Years of service 1837–1851; 1861–1862 (US)
1859–1861 (France)
Rank Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Major General
Commands held First New Jersey Brigade
Battles/wars Mexican–American War
Second Italian War of Independence
American Civil War
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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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