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Federal (USV)


Michael Kearns

Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company K, on November 2, 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
Discharged for wound on February 20, 1863, at Baltimore, Md.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.


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 2463]

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