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Federal (USV)


John O'Neill

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 33 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company I, 69th New York Infantry on 27 September 1861. He was returned to the ranks (reduced to Private), date not given.

The rest of the War

He died of disease in Frederick, MD on 5 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as John O'Neal. Service details from the Roster.2 His gravesite is on FIndagrave, as Corp. John O'Neale.


c. 1828


10/05/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in 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 3994]

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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 278  [AotW citation 17982]