Michael B. Horan(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 27 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company I, on January 16, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds on October 22, 1862, at Frederick, Md.
The MSHWR says
ěCase 621. Private M. B. Horan F 63 NY, was wounded at Antietam, September 17, 1862, entered Frederick Hospital one week afterwards. Surgeon H. S. Hewit, U. S. V., contributed the pathological specimen (cat. Surg. Sect., 1866, p. 290, Spec. 445), and reported the case as a ěpartial resection of the knee joint, performed, October 4th, for a shot injury of the condyles of the femur, and followed by death October 14, 1862.î The specimen consists of thirteen minute fragments of dead bone.î
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name appears in a Roll of Honor for Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md., Area O, southern corner of the cemetery (October 16). Michael B. Horan is buried in Antietam National Cemetery, Section: New York Grave Number 271.
Death Date: 10/22/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
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 2452]
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