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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Finnegan

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 2nd Battalion, Mississippi State Troops, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the back and captured, probably in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 22 October to 13 February 1863, when he was "returned" - probably exchanged.

References & notes

Basic service from his Compiled Military Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,1 which has him in Company G, 2nd Mississippi.

Notes

1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #5.284  [AotW citation 21319]