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Federal (USV)

Private

Patrick Tighe

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company I, 69th New York Infantry on 27 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He drowned at Baltimore, MD on 19 October 1862.

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1836

Death

10/19/1862 Baltimore, MD; burial in Loudon Park National Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

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. 338  [AotW citation 18312]

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. 37  [AotW citation 18313]