John O'Connell(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 18 years. Enlisted August 27, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company G, same date, to serve two years; transferred to Company H on September 26, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on September 27, 1862, in hospital near Sharpsburg, MD.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1.
Death Date: 09/27/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
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. 718 - 741 [AotW citation 12740]
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