Michael Ledden(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered in as private, Company K, on November 4, 1861.
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.
MSHWR has ìM. Laden Pvt K 63 NY Shot fracture of left humerus. Excision of the head and four inches of humerus, by Surg. J. N. Lyman, 57 Pa., on September 17th. He died on October 22, 1862.î
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. Listed as Michael McLoughlin in the Antietam casualty list. His name is also borne as Laden and Layden. His name appears in a Roll of Honor for Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md., Area O, southern corner of the cemetery, as Michael Layden (October 23). Michael Ledden is buried in Antietam National Cemetery as Michael Layden or Leyden October 23, 1862 Section: New York Grave Number 253.
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 2462]
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