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Federal (USV)


John Duke

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted at Yorktown, Va., to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Company E, on May 8, 1862.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, slightly, hand, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. He deserted on the expiration of veteran furlough, on January 29, 1864.

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 2355]