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Federal (USV)

Private

Patrick Roach

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Illinois

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at Chicago, IL to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 69th New York Infantry on 9 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the belly in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He probably died the same day.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which says he was killed in action. Wound detail from Nelson,2 citing the New York Times of 21 September 1862.

Birth

c. 1837

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. 302  [AotW citation 18023]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 367  [AotW citation 18024]