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Federal (USV)


John Byrne

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 40 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company C, on August 21, 1861. Promoted to corporal, no date.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, severely, arm amputated, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on December 11, 1862, at Philadelphia, Pa., as Burns.

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 2316]