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Federal (USV)

Private

Patrick McLaughlin

(c. 1823 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 38 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 82nd New York Infantry on 1 June 1861. He transferred to Company H on 3 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as P. McLachlin. Service data from State of New York2, which also spells his last name as McLaughlan.

Birth

c. 1823

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 3891]

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 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 407  [AotW citation 8382]