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Federal (USV)


Patrick Burke

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 97th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20 years, he enlisted 25 October 1861 at Lowville to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 97th New York Infantry on 6 November.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in Hospital #6, probably at Boonsboro, MD. He was discharged for disability on 15 December 1862 at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as Patrick Bunker, with service details from the NY Adjutant General.


c. 1841


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. 147  [AotW citation 16966]