Henry McConnell(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
ìAdjutant Henry MíConnell, was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland: being intended for the medical profession, he received a liberal education. He was for some time connected with the Sixty-Ninth New York State Militia."
Age 29 at enrollment. Mustered in as second lieutenant, Company K, on November 2, 1861. Discharged on March 10, 1862. Mustered in as second lieutenant, same company, on March 19, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1, with quote above from Conyngham2.
|Place of Birth: Mitchelstown, County Cork, IRELAND |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: 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 2454]
2 Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, pg. 573 [AotW citation 2485]
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