John DolanHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Age 32 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861. Transferred to Company D on November 1, 1861. Wounded in action, face and shoulder, on September 17, 1862. Discharged for disability, from hospital, Smoketown, Md. MSHWR says ìConoidal ball fractured the head of the left humerus, also fracture of upper jaw. Intermediate excision of the head and two inches of the shaft of humerus, date intermediate. Discharged on December 20, 1862; pensioned. September, 1867, arm atrophied, paralyzed, and almost useless. He died on March 8, 1872.î
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 2345]
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