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Federal (USV)


John Mahoney

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, and discharged for disability on 14 February 1863 at Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has him as John Mahony. 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. 204  [AotW citation 18140]

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. 297  [AotW citation 18141]