Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Age 25 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company E, on September 24, 1861. Promoted to Corporal, and returned to ranks, no dates.
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. Mustered out on August 30, 1864.
References & notes
Basic information from McLernon1. He appears as private in the casualty list. His name is also borne as McCarthy.
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 2357]