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Federal (USA)


Patrick H. Moroney

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th United States Infantry, First Battalion

Before Antietam

He was a 24 year old clerk when he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 10th United States Infantry in Philadelphia, PA on 27 January 1855, and was promoted to Sergeant, Company E, reenlisted in November 1859 at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, then was First Sergeant, Company C by May 1862. He transferred as First Sergeant to Company F, 14th US Infantry and was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in August 1862 (to date from 30 June 1862).

On the Campaign

He was with Company F, First Battalion, 14th US Infantry on the Maryland Campaign of 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 11 July 1863 and retired on 26 January 1865. He was honored by a brevet to Captain for his service during the war.

After the War

He was dismissed from the Army List on 8 July 1875.

References & notes

His service from the Registers 1 and Heitman.2 His role at Antietam from Captain Brown's after-action Report. His birth also seen as County Mayo, Ireland.


c. 1831; County Clare, IRELAND


1   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 051, pg. 132; V. 142, p. 485  [AotW citation 29178]

2   Heitman, Francis Bernard, Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, 2 volumes, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1903, Vol. 1, pg. 727  [AotW citation 29179]