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Federal (USV)


John Touhy

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 32 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on April 3, 1862. Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. Promoted to first sergeant on January 24, 1865. Mustered out with company on June 30, 1865, at Alexandria, Va. Commissioned, not mustered, second lieutenant, on July 1, 1865, with rank from May 18, 1865. His name appears as Tuohy in the casualty list, which shows him in Company G, not Company F.


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 2410]