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Federal (USV)


Patrick Ohnewald

(c. 1821 - 1900)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 40, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private in Company H, 103rd New York Infantry on 26 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, until 23 December 1862 when he returned to duty. He was discharged on 3 December 1864.

After the War

In November 1882, living in Newark, NJ, he began to receive a federal pension of $4 a month for his Antietam wound.

References & notes

His service from the NY Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as Patrick Ohneywalt. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1821


03/29/1900; burial in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH


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 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 813  [AotW citation 19822]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #128  [AotW citation 19823]