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Federal (USV)


Damiel E. Looney

(1828 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 33 at enlistment. Mustered in as Corporal, Company E, on September 24, 1861. Captured in action on July 1, 1862, at Malvern Hill, Va. He was paroled, no date.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, wrist, on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Captured in action on July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa. He died of disease on December 1, 1863, at Hospital No. 21, Richmond, Va.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Lonney. His birth year estimated from age at enlistment.

Death Date: 12/01/1863    Death Place: Richmond, VA    


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 2352]

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