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Federal (USV)


Patrick H. Farley

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Formerly of the Fifth Infantry (?), he transferred as Private to Company D, 69th New York Infantry, date not given. He was promoted to Sergeant on 30 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, then discharged for disability in Baltimore, MD on 6 December 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2


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. 108  [AotW citation 18100]

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. 205  [AotW citation 18101]