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Federal (USV)


Michael McGuiness

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 19 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company D, on September 16, 1861. Wounded in action, severely, thigh, on September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. Transferred to Fifty-second Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, on August 14, 1863.


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 2339]