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Federal (USV)

Private

Timothy O'Brien

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 69th New York Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the left leg with compound fracture of the femur in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was sent to a hospital in Frederick, MD, and died there of wounds on 24 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1837

Death

09/24/1862 Frederick, 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. 271  [AotW citation 18054]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 340  [AotW citation 18056]