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Federal (USV)


Patrick McConnell

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted on 9 November 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company I, 4th New York Infantry on the same day.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in the Camden Street Hospital, Baltimore, MD on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 Wound detail from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


10/12/1862; Baltimore, MD; burial in Loudon Park National Cemetery, Baltimore, MD


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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 715  [AotW citation 20382]

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. 308  [AotW citation 20383]