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Federal (USV)


John Leddy

(c. 1839 - 1894)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry on 24 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg, his tibia fractured, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, and was discharged for disability on 18 August 1863 at Point Lookout, MD.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1839


03/24/1894; Manhattan, NY; burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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. 191  [AotW citation 18132]

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. 286  [AotW citation 18133]