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Federal (USV)


Matthew Cody

Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company A. He was 32 years when he enlisted at New York City in August 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action - severely in both arms - at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 14 January 1863, at Frederick, Maryland.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Coady.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2214]

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