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Federal (USV)

Private

John Byrne

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32 years, he enlisted 22 April 1861 at New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company A on 7 May to serve two years.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as John Burn, Company B. Service from the State Adjutant General.2

Birth

c. 1829

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3275]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1898, Serial #17, pg. 652  [AotW citation 17035]