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Federal (USV)

Private

John Sullivan

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 29 August 1861 in New York City for three years and mustered as Private in Company B, 61st NY Infantry on 18 September.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from State of New York.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Corporal.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   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 26 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7701]