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Federal (USV)


Francis McCann

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm field hospital at Sharpsburg. He was discharged 12 June 1865 at the expiration of his term of enlistment.

References & notes

Service information from Ward1 and Bates.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 372  [AotW citation 21618]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. V, pg. 852  [AotW citation 21619]

3   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. 305  [AotW citation 21655]