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Federal (USV)

Private

Mason Carney

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted 8 August in Dundee, MI, and mustered as Private, Company I, 17th Michigan Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Mason Corney. Service from Record of Service.2

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/14/1862 South Mountain, 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 3372]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 18  [AotW citation 20154]