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Federal (USV)


Patrick O'Leary

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Corporal in Company B, 8th Ohio Infantry (3 months) 18 April 1861. He reenlisted in the 8th Infantry for 3 years in about June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted to Sergeant, date not given. Mustered out with his Company on 13 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1.


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 192 - 198  [AotW citation 14776]