Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
He was in Company F.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Basic information from McLernon1. Age 21 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company F, on September 19, 1861. Returned to ranks on June 24, 1862. Wounded in action, severely, side, on September 17, 1862. He deserted on October 30, 1862, from Bolivar Heights, Va. His name is also borne as John Galligan.
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 2373]