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Federal (USV)


Daniel O'Connell

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 10 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Fredrick, MD. He was transferred to Company A on 12 June 1863, and to Company F in January or February 1864. He was absent sick after 7 July 1863 and at the muster-out of his Company.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has him as Daniel O'Connor. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2


c. 1833


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. 272  [AotW citation 18177]

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. 340  [AotW citation 18178]