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Federal (USV)


Thomas O'Hara

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company D, on September 16, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

MSHWR says "Shot wound of right arm, with fracture of upper third of the humerus. Amputation of arm at shoulder joint on September 17th. Haemorrhage from axillary artery. Died September 22, 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 2342]