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Federal (USV)


Francis Kavanagh

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 44 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861. Wounded in action, thigh and shoulder, on September 17, 1862. Discharged for wounds on November 27, 1862, at West Philadelphia, Pa. His name is also borne as Cavanagh.


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 2376]