John McCoy(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was age 24 when he enlisted as Private in Company A, 61st NY Infantry on 30 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Mortally wounded in action on 17 September at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 14 October 1862. Reinterred from original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery in or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.
Death Date: 10/14/1862 Death Place: Frederick, 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 3870]
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 25 (for 1900), pg. 989 [AotW citation 7649]
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