Patrick O'Brien(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 21 in New York City, and mustered as Private in Company C on 2 September 1861.
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 on 10 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service information from State of New York2, which says he died in New York City. His name also listed as Patrick O'Brin and O'Brian.
Death Date: 10/10/1862 Death Place: Hagerstown, 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 3990]
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. 427 [AotW citation 8388]
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