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Federal (USV)

Private

Owen Tiffany

(1841 - 1909)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He came to America in 1849 at about age 8. A bootmaker in Quincy, he enlisted in Company G, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 20 in May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the side and arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 13 April 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/17/1841; Dundalk, IRELAND

Death

08/13/1909 Ware, MA; burial in Old Saint William Cemetery, Ware, MA

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 380 - 403  [AotW citation 14461]