Patrick Scanlon(? - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 32 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company I, on October 11, 1861. Transferred to Company G on January 1, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action, body, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded in action, seriously, thigh, on December 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va. He died of his wounds on January 14, 1863, at Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C. He appears in the Fredericksburg casualty list as corporal.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Pension Record: Widow, filed March 17, 1865. He is buried in Soldierís and Airmenís Home National Cemetery, Washington, D. C., Section H Grave Number 2673
Death Date: 01/14/1863 Death Place: Washington, DC Burial Place: Soldierís and Airmenís Home National Cemetery, Was
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 2415]
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