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Federal (USV)


Dennis Canty

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 35 years old when he enlisted in New York City on 7 August 1861 in Company A, 63rd New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 5 January 1863 at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


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 2222]