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Federal (USV)

Private

John O'Brien

(? - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered in as private, Company I, on January 16, 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action, slightly, hand, on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Wounded in action on July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa. He died of his wounds on July 3, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as O'Brian. John O'Brien is buried in Gettysburg National Cemetery John O'Brian Pvt Company A July 4, 1863 S:A GN 59.


Death Date: 07/03/1863    Death Place: Gettysburg, PA    Burial Place: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA



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 2453]



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