(1839 - 1864)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 97th New York Infantry
Age 22, and a member of the Fenian Brotherhood, he enlisted in Florence to serve three years, and mustered as Private, Company B, 97th New York Infantry on 14 December 1861. He was promoted to First Sergeant, Company H on 28 February 1862.
On the Campaign
He was acting Adjutant when he was severely wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 7 January 1863 (to date from 15 November 1862) and was mortally wounded - his left arm "blown off" - in action on 6 May 1864 in the Wilderness, where he died of wounds in a hospital on 10 May 1864.
References & notes
1839; Kenmare, County Kerry, IRELAND
05/10/1864 The WIlderness, VA; burial in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, NY