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Federal (USV)


Roger Maloney

(c. 1822 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 69th New York Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His right leg was amputated at the thigh for shot fracture on 17 September, and he died of wounds later in the month.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which says he died in September or October. Wound detail from Nelson,2 who says he died a few days after his amputation.


c. 1822


09/1862; 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. 206  [AotW citation 18042]

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. 298  [AotW citation 18043]