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Federal (USV)


Thomas McDonald

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 20 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He left the regiment, sick, on 29 November 1862 with no subsequent record; he was assumed to have deserted by 31 December 1863.

References & notes

Service from the New York Adjutant General,1 who also has him as Thomas McDonnell. His Antietam wound from McLernon,2 citing an official published casualty list, as Thomas McDonnell.


c. 1834


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. 221  [AotW citation 18324]

2   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 69th New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Bloody Lane, Antietam, Maryland, September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2014, pg. 38  [AotW citation 18325]