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Federal (USV)


Joseph C. Cottrill

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 18 years old at enlistment. He mustered in as private, Company C, on August 21, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on September 30, 1862.

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 2330]