Michael Byrns(? - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on April 11, 1862.
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 died of disease on February 20, 1864, at Douglas Hospital, Washington, D. C.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Burns, and it appears that way in the casualty list. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, as Michael Burns, in Section 13 Grave Number 7999.
Death Date: 02/20/1864 Death Place: Washington, DC Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, 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 2404]
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