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 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]