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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Patrick Reilly

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 69th New York Infantry on 20 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the body at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863.

References & notes

Service from the New York Adjutant General.1 His Antietam wound from McLernon,2 citing an official published casualty list.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

05/03/1863 Chancellorsville, VA

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. 295  [AotW citation 18248]

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. 34  [AotW citation 18249]