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Federal (USV)


Michael Halley

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company E, on September 24, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on February 7, 1863, at Frederick, Md. MSHWR says

"Intermediary amputation in the middle third of the left leg for shot injury, by Surg. L. Reynolds, 63 NY, on September 23, post. flap method. Discharged on December 15, 1862."

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. He appears as corporal in the casualty list.


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 2351]