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Federal (USV)


Bernard McWilliams

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 22 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861. Promoted to corporal on July 22, 1862. Wounded in action, severely, both legs, on September 17, 1862. Discharged for wounds on April 22, 1863, from Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Va.


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 2367]