site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


John Byrne

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company B, 4th New York Infantry on 9 May. He was promoted to Corporal on 29 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 4 October to 17 December 1862, when he was discharged for disability.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1832


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. 151  [AotW citation 17055]

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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 652  [AotW citation 20373]