John O'RileyHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 22 years at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company C, on August 21, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, severely, leg, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. Transferred to Company B, First Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, no date. Transferred back to Company B, 63rd New York, on February 10, 1864. Wounded in action on May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va. Mustered out on August 21, 1864, at Petersburg, Va.
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 2318]
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