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Federal (USV)


Jeremiah O'Brien

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A stonecutter in Boston, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 26 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hip (but not disabled) in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Mustered out 28 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1835; Cork, IRELAND


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 380 - 403  [AotW citation 14468]