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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel J. O'Connor

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 8 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left thigh/pelvis in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Fredrick, MD. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 16 September 1863.

References & notes

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

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. 273  [AotW citation 18179]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 340  [AotW citation 18180]