Cornelius McKinnon(? - 1863)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Carunna, MI, he enlisted in Company E, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 22 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in the left knee in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was taken to the Academy Hospital in Chambersburg, PA and died of there of his Antietam wound on 19 June 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Hospital details from a listing in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 1 October 1862 transcribed online by Brad Forbush.
Death Date: 06/19/1863 Death Place: Chambersburg, PA
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 514 - 516 [AotW citation 6144]
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