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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel Hardy

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in Brooklyn to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 2 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army General Hospital in Frederick, MD where the lower third of his right leg below the knee was amputated by Surgeon H.S. Hewitt on 25 September. He was discharged for disability from his wound on 2 (or 6) January 1863 at Frederick.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has him as Daniel Harty. Wound and treatment details from McLernon,2 citing the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870).

Birth

c. 1840

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. 143  [AotW citation 18115]

2   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 17  [AotW citation 18116]