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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Damiel E. Looney

(1828 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, wrist, on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Lonney. His birth year estimated from age at enlistment.

Birth

1828

Death

12/01/1863 Richmond, VA

Notes

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]