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Federal (USV)


James Gilroy

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 33 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company D, on September 16, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the back and thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and died the same day.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


c. 1828


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 2340]