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Federal (USV)


Patrick Powers

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 28 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company G, on April 11, 1862. Wounded in action, thigh, on September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863. He deserted on the expiration of furlough, on January 29, 1864.


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 2416]