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