(c. 1837 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 69th New York Infantry
Age 24 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Sergeant, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 28 September 1861. He was promoted to First Sergeant 16 April 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 14 October 1862, to rank from 6 August 1862. He was wounded again, in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He was discharged for wounds on 28 April 1863, as Patrick Kearney. He had later service in the Veteran Reserve Corps.
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. 155 [AotW citation 17126]
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. 47 [AotW citation 17974]
3 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 14 [AotW citation 17975]