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Federal (USV)

Private

Francis Connelly

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 15 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and West Philadelphia, PA. He was discharged for disability on 16 February 1863 at Camp Convalescent, VA.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Hospital details from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1834

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. 63  [AotW citation 18072]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 170  [AotW citation 18073]