(1831 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 88th New York Infantry
Age 30 years. Enlisted at New York City, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, November 29, 1861
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Promoted sergeant, no date; transferred to Co. A, June 12, 1863; returned to ranks, no date; captured in action, July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; returned to Co. October 7, 1863; re-enlisted as a veteran, January 4, 1864; wounded in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 1, 1865; mustered out as of Co. G, Twelfth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, July 31, 1865, at Washington, D. C.; also borne as Patrick Brien.
References & notes
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing the NY regimental information in his excellent database.