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Federal (USV)


Terrence Duffy

(c. 1828 - 1903)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 33, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 69th New York Infantry on 16 September 1861. He mustered as First Lieutenant on 8 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Antietam on 17 September with his Company and Major Cavanaugh later wrote ...

Lieutenant Terrance Duffey, of Company G, and First Lieutenant John T. Toal, of Company H, I am also happy to say, throughout that trying hour did all that could be expected in rallying their commands, which had become so greatly reduced in numbers.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability 6 February 1863.

References & notes

Service information from the State of New York.1 His performance at Antietam from Major James Cavanagh's Official Report. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1828


09/18/1903; burial in Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA


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. 98  [AotW citation 18236]