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Federal (USV)

Private

James Burke

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 17 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He suffered a contusion from a shell on his left back and shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 20 April 1864, at Baltimore, MD, as Patrick Burke.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.2

Birth

c. 1835

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 148  [AotW citation 16991]

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. 34  [AotW citation 17973]