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Federal (USV)

Private

James McMahon

(c. 1818 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 43 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, shoulder, in action on 17 September 1862

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 12 October 1862, at the Ascension Hospital, Washington, D. C.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1 He is buried in Soldier's and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, D. C., Section F Grave Number 1340.

Birth

c. 1818

Death

10/12/1862 Washington, DC; burial in Soldier & Airman Home Natl Cemetery, Washington, DC

Notes

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 2414]