Hugh HamiltonHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company G.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Age 40 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861. Wounded in action, arm, on September 17, 1862. Promoted to corporal on December 24, 1862. Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Returned to ranks, no date. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. He deserted on January 29, 1864, on expiration of furlough. His name is also borne as Hambilton.
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 2409]
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