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Federal (USV)


Matthew Cody

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A. He was 32 years when he enlisted at New York City in August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action - severely in both arms - at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 14 January 1863, at Frederick, Maryland.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as Coady.


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 2214]