DAVID MULHOLLAND is a native of County of Derry, old Ireland and a descendant of the sect of Mulhollandites, who were the first dissenters from the Roman Catholic Church. Enlisted in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in 1861 for three years, or, during the war, in the One Hundred and Fifth Pennsylvania Volunteers; was in Seven Pines, Fair Oaks and the Peninsula Campaign, Chancellorsville,
Gettysburg; was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness through both hips, but was able to witness the surrender of Lee at Appomattox. Came to Alcona County in 1868 and was elected township clerk of Alcona Township nine successive years, and justice of the peace eleven years, and superintendent of the poor five years. He is engaged at farming.
(Bibliography: “History of the Lake Huron Shore and Its People with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Pioneers”, 1883, Chicago, Page 277-278)