Patrick Lynch(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at Rochester, NY at age 25, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 108th New York Infantry on 28 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds at Smokeetown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, on 18 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.
Death Date: 10/18/1862 Death Place: Smoketown, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3824]
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, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 253 [AotW citation 8870]
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