(c. 1837 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 69th New York Infantry
Age 25 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 69th New York Infantry on 4 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD. He transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863 and was wounded in action 2 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He deserted 19 August 1863 from the hospital at Fort Schuyler, NY. He was also borne as Callahan, Calleghan, and Calleghen.
References & notes
1 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. 152 [AotW citation 17065]
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. 41 [AotW citation 17944]