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Federal (USV)


Arthur O'Neil

(c. 1822 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 69th New York Infantry on 2 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 11 February 1863 at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

Service from the New York Adjutant General.1 Wound detail from Nelson.2


c. 1822


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. 277  [AotW citation 18278]

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. 342  [AotW citation 18279]