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Federal (USV)


Michael Ryan

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: New York Light Artillery, 5th Battery

Before Antietam

He enlisted 4 January 1862 in New York City at age 27 in the 10th Battery, NY Light Artillery. He transferred to the Fifth Battery on 20 January.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action "near Sharpsburg" on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 4 January 1864. He was again wounded, at Fishers Hill, VA on 22 September 1864. He was promoted to Corporal on 9 April 1865 and mustered out with the Battery on 6 July 1865, at Harts Island, New York Harbor.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General1.


c. 1835


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 14/15 (for 1898-99), pg. 368  [AotW citation 13139]