Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Age 26 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company C, on August 21, 1861.
On the Campaign
Wounded in action, slightly, arm, on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. He deserted on the expiration of veteran furlough, on February 5, 1864. His name is also borne as McGeehan, and McGhan.
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 2326]