(1831 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
At the outset of War he joined the Second Regiment NYSM, as private. He raised Company G, Sixty-third regiment, and mustered in as Captain of the Company on September 24, 1861. Discharged on March 10, 1862. Mustered in as Captain, same company, on March 19, 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action - slightly, thigh - on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Mustered out on consolidation of the regiment, on June 12, 1863.
02/16/1831; Craves, County Limerick, IRELAND
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 2389]
2 Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, Pg. 575 [AotW citation 2418]