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Federal (USV)

Private

John Coughlan

(1822 - 1878)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company C, 69th New York Infantry on 30 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds at Frederick, MD on 23 December 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also lists him as John Caughlan. Wound detail from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1822 in IRELAND

Death

11/21/1878 Jersey City, NJ; burial in Saint Peter's Cemetery, West New Brighton, Staten Island, 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. 51  [AotW citation 18068]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 174  [AotW citation 18069]