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Federal (USV)


Daniel O'Neil

(c. 1832 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted on 30 September 1861 at New York City to serve two years and mustered as Private, Company K, 32nd New York Infantry on 1 October.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield and was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 2 January 1863. He died there of wounds on 11 February 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as Daniel O'Neill. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave as Daniel O'Neale.


c. 1832


02/11/1863; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, 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 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 976  [AotW citation 22547]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.184  [AotW citation 22548]

3   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3997]