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Federal (USV)


Peter Pendergast

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 24 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861. Wounded in action, both knees, on September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. Wounded in action on May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va. Discharged for wounds on March 8, 1865, from McDougall Hospital, Fort Schuyler, New York Harbor.


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 2398]