John ByrneHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 40 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Promoted to corporal, no date.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, severely, arm amputated, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged for wounds on December 11, 1862, at Philadelphia, Pa., as Burns.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2316]
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