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Federal (USV)


Michael Mooney, Jr.

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, a boatman in Plymouth, he enlisted and mustered for 3 months' service on 20 April 1861 in Harrisburg as Private, Company E, 4th Pennsylvania Infantry. He mustered out with them on 27 July. He enlisted again and mustered as Private, Company D, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the History 1 and the Card File.2 His memorial (perhaps a cenotaph) is on Findagrave.


11/03/1840 in PA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Norristown, PA


1   Parker, Thomas H., History of the 51st Regiment of P.V. and V.V. ..., Philadelphia: King & Baird, Printers, 1869, pg. 647  [AotW citation 23206]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23207]