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Federal (USV)

Captain

Felix Duffy

(c. 1824 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He had served in the Mexican War and was Captain, Company G, 69th New York State Militia before the War. At age 35 he enrolled at New York City to serve three years on 7 August 1861, and mustered in as Captain, Company G, 69th New York Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service information from the Roster,1 with details from a sketch in The Irish Brigade.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His birth year estimated from his monument, which says he died at age 38.

Birth

c. 1824 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, NY

Notes

1   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. 98  [AotW citation 17993]

2   Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, pg. 551  [AotW citation 17994]