Michael HalleyHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company E, on September 24, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged for wounds on February 7, 1863, at Frederick, Md. MSHWR says
"Intermediary amputation in the middle third of the left leg for shot injury, by Surg. L. Reynolds, 63 NY, on September 23, post. flap method. Discharged on December 15, 1862.î
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. He appears as corporal in the casualty list.
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 2351]
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