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Federal (USV)


Richard Mulrooney

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted at Washington, DC to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 22 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. It is likely he died the same day.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which says he was killed in action. Wound detail from Nelson,2 citing the State AG and the New York Times of 21 September 1862.


c. 1836


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   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. 254  [AotW citation 18015]

2   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. 331  [AotW citation 18016]