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Federal (USV)


Patrick S. Doig

(c. 1838 - 1916)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, he enlisted on 20 September 1861 in New York City and he mustered as a Private in Company C, 51st New York Infantry on 27 September.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, probably at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 26 October 1862 to enlist in the US (Regular) Army, and enlisted in Company D, later F, 8th United States Infantry.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 who does not mention his wound, as Patrick L. Daig. His wounding is from a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862, as Patrick Doig. Personal details from his veteran's pension cards, online from fold3. He's not found in the US Army's Registers of Enlistment under either or similar names.


c. 1838


03/25/1916; Walton, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 25, p. 51  [AotW citation 30327]