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Federal (USV)


Arthur Brannigan

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Pottsville, he enlisted at age 24 on 7 November 1861 in Company C, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to the 96th Battalion in August 1864 and mustered out 8 November 1864.

After the War

In November [1911] a committee from the Survivors of the Ninety-sixth Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, consisting of Messrs. Charles R. Shelley, Davis M. Mellon and Arthur Brannigan formally requested the Society [Historical Society of Schuylkill County] to become the custodian of the battle flags of the Regiment, to be suitably preserved in dust proof, moth proof cases. The care of the flags was cordially accepted and cases directed to be prepared for their reception.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Details from Company C Roster information online transcribed online by Stu Richards at Schuylkill County Military History. His name is also spelled Arthur Brannegan.


c. 1837


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry  [AotW citation 15335]