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Federal (USV)


Patrick Scanlon

(? - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company I, on October 11, 1861. Transferred to Company G on January 1, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, body, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded in action, seriously, thigh, on December 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va. He died of his wounds on January 14, 1863, at Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C. He appears in the Fredericksburg casualty list as corporal.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Pension Record: Widow, filed March 17, 1865. He is buried in Soldier's and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, D. C., Section H Grave Number 2673


01/14/1863; Washington, DC; burial in Soldier's and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Was


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 2415]