Michael GroganHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 26 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company K, on September 17, 1861. Promoted to first sergeant on February 10, 1862. Mustered in as second lieutenant on September 17, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action, severely, thigh, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Mustered in as first lieutenant on December 16, 1862. Mustered out on August 7, 1863. Enlisted on March 7, 1864, as private, Company F. Promoted to sergeant on April 26, 1864. Mustered in as first lieutenant on May 11, 1864. Discharged for disability on August 8, 1864. Commissioned second lieutenant on October 11, 1862, with rank from September 17, 1862, vice H. McConnell, killed in action. Commissioned first lieutenant on January 30, 1863, with rank from December 16, 1862, vice J. Dwyer, promoted. Again commissioned first lieutenant on May 16, 1864, with rank from April 11, 1864, vice P. Mahar, mustered out.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
|Place of Birth: Tipperary, IRELAND |
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 2458]
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