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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Bulger

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 years, he enlisted 3 October 1861 at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 12 October.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability 16 February 1863 at Convalescent Camp, VA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the NY Adjutant General.2

Birth

c. 1839

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 147  [AotW citation 16958]

2   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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 33  [AotW citation 17972]