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Federal (USV)


George Brennan

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 9 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head, with compound fracture, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His skull was trephined. He was discharged for wounds on 3 March 1863 at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 with details from the State Roster.2


c. 1837


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 141  [AotW citation 16617]

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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 25  [AotW citation 17964]