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Federal (USV)


Philip Colby

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862, and died on 19 September.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 2387]