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Federal (USV)


Frances A. Purcell

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 9th New York Infantry at age 18 on 2 September 1861. Promoted to Corporal on 30 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company A, 3rd New York Infantry on 6 May 1863. He was discharged on 2 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Graham1 and the State of New York2, which lists him as Francis A. Purcell.


c. 1843


1   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pp. 591 - 594  [AotW citation 14185]

2   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 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 547  [AotW citation 14220]