(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 69th New York Infantry
Age 19 years, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 69th New York Infantry on 16 November 1861.
On the Campaign
He was in action at Antietam on 17 September with his Company and Major Cavanaugh later wrote ...
Among the privates who also distinguished themselves during the action, I also recommend Patrick O'Neil, of Company C, and John Kelly, of Company --; and of the non-commissioned staff, Sergt. Major Patrick Callahan, who on the field behaved with great gallantry.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Sergeant on 18 September 1862, but was killed in action 13 December 1862 at Fredricksburg, VA.
References & notes
12/13/1862; Fredericksburg, VA