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Federal (USV)


Hugh Hamilton

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 40 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company G, on September 24, 1861. Wounded in action, arm, on September 17, 1862. Promoted to corporal on December 24, 1862. Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Returned to ranks, no date. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. He deserted on January 29, 1864, on expiration of furlough. His name is also borne as Hambilton.


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 2409]