Michael O'SullivanHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Age 45, he enrolled at Camp California, Va., to serve three years, and mustered in as captain, Company F, on December 6, 1861. Discharged on March 10, 1862. Again mustered in as captain, same company, on March 25, 1862. Wounded in action, leg, on September 17, 1862. Discharged on March 16, 1863.
Conyngham, page 569 says ìCaptain Michael OíSullivan, a native of Dublin, organized and commissioned captain of Company E; served with distinction through the different battles until that of Antietam, when he was wounded in the knee by a rifle-ball. Resigned and mustered out afterwards in consequence of his wounds.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 2362]
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