Michael KearnsHome 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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