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Federal (USV)


Michael Coyne

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted on 19 August 1861 in Philadelphia and mustered into service as Sergeant, Company B, 69th Pennsylvania Infantry the same day.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the side in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Stone House field hospital on the Samuel Poffenberger farm near Sharpsburg and admitted to the City Hotel hospital in Frederick, MD on 28 September, but he died there on 30 September 1862 at 7:30 am.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List 3 and Nelson.4


09/30/1862; Frederick, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11595]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23258]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #496  [AotW citation 23259]

4   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 174  [AotW citation 23260]