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Federal (USV)


John Carmichael

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at New York City to serve three years and mustered in as Corporal, Company B, 63rd New York Infantry on 14 August 1861, age 34 years.

On the Campaign

He suffered a flesh wound in the left leg in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD, and was discharged for disability on 11 March 1863 at Newton University Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Casualty details from Nelson.2 He appears in the original casualty list as James Carmichael, private.


c. 1827


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 2295]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 155  [AotW citation 17098]