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Federal (USV)


Patrick Kelleher

(1841 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer in North Bridgewater, he enlisted as Private in Company A of the 12th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 October 1863, and mustered out of the 89th Company, 2nd Battalion VRC on 27 June 1864 a the expiration of his three-year term of service.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers1. His birth year is estimated from his age at enlistment.




Date not known


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 8  [AotW citation 1235]