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Federal (USV)


Timothy Daley

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A. He was 23 when he enlisted in August 1861. He was promoted to corporal on 2 January 1862 and Sergeant on 5 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 8 October 1862. He was commissioned but not mustered as Second Lieutenant on 10 October 1862 to date from the battle.

His entry in the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (MSHWR) reads: "T. Daily Sgt A 63 NY Intermediary amputation in the lower third of the left femur for shot injury, by Surg. H. S. Hewit, U. S. V., on October 3, 1862. He died on October 8, 1862. Specimen 448, Army Medical Museum." (AMM) His name appears in a Roll of Honor for Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Maryland, Area M, western side of cemetery, as Timothy Daily Pvt Co A October 9, 1862. He's buried in Antietam National Cemetery, New York section, Grave Number 52.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


10/08/1962; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2213]