Patrick Kelleher(1841 - ?)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 20 year old farmer in North Bridgewater, he enlisted as Private in Company A of the 12th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 October 1863, and mustered out of the 89th Company, 2nd Battalion VRC on 27 June 1864 a the expiration of his three-year term of service.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Soldiers1. His birth year is estimated from his age at enlistment.
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 8 [AotW citation 1235]
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