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Federal (USV)


Patrick Cerigan

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 26 in Company H, First Delaware Infantry on 20 August 1861 at Wilmington, DE.

On the Campaign

He suffered a flesh wound in the left leg in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg, and discharged for wounds on 18 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1. Casualty detail from Nelson2, who has him as Peter Carrigan.


c. 1835


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13760]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 156  [AotW citation 17099]