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Federal (USV)


Henry E. O'Neil

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Enlisted in Company D, 5th Maryland Infantry on 19 September 1861. Promoted to First Sergeant, date not given. Captured in action at Winchester, VA on 15 June 1863. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant 12 April 1864. Resigned his commission on 22 October 1864.


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pp. 194 - 196  [AotW citation 14298]