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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John McMahon

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted at Camp California (near Alexandria), VA to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 69th New York Infantry on 5 January 1862. He was promoted to Corporal on 27 June and Sergeant on 30 August.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 234  [AotW citation 18011]