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Federal (USV)


Owen Currin

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Also listed as Curran. Age 40 at enlistment in August 1861. Discharged for wounds on January 12, 1863, at Frederick, Md. His name is also borne as Curran. MSHWR: "O. Currin A 63 NY age 50. Secondary amputation in the middle third of the right leg for shot injury, on October 20, 1862, circular method."


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 2223]