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Federal (USV)


James McCann

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 69th New York Infantry on 1 January 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863 and promoted to Corporal. He reenlisted on 4 January 1864. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 June 1864 and was commissioned First Lieutenant 31 October 1864 (rank to date from 1 September). He mustered out with his Company on 30 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1


c. 1841


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. 213  [AotW citation 18145]