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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John Byrne

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted May 3, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Corporal, Company H, May 4, 1861, to serve two years; promoted Sergeant, June 10, 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged April 17, 1863 at Philadelphia, PA.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1; also borne as Burns.






Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 630 - 645  [AotW citation 12657]



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