(c. 1833 - 1908)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 69th New York Infantry
Age 28 years, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Sergeant, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 24 October 1861 and was promoted to First Sergeant on 20 November.
On the Campaign
He was in action at Antietam on 17 September with his Company and Major Cavanaugh later wrote ...
Among the non-commissioned officers who particularly distinguished themselves on the field, I take occasion to mention the following as being most worthy of your consideration for promotion to a commission, viz: First Sergts. Murtha Murphy, Company C; Michael Brennan, Company B; Bernard O'Neil, Company C, and Soucoth Mansergh, Company H.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company E to date from 17 September and was severely wounded in the leg in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He mustered out at the consolidation of the regiment on 12 June 1863.
References & notes
10/20/1908; burial in Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI