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Federal (USV)


James Calleghan

(c. 1823 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39 at enlistment, he mustered in as Private, Company G, 63rd New York Infantry on 3 April 1862. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded slightly, in the hand in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 23 February 1863, from Convalescent Camp, VA, as Callihan.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


c. 1823


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 2396]