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Federal (USV)


John Connell

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 26 at enlistment. Mustered in as sergeant, Company G, on September 24, 1861. Wounded in action, knee, on September 17, 1862. Returned to ranks on February 3, 1863. Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Mustered out on September 20, 1864. His name appears as O'Connell in the casualty list.


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 2403]