James Riley(? - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 22 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action, thigh, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. Promoted to Corporal, no date. Killed in action on May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Reilly, and Riely.
Death Date: 05/095/1864 Death Place: Wilderness, VA
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 2401]
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