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Federal (USV)


James Brennan

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 at enlistment. Mustered in as sergeant, Company H, on September 19, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action - knee - on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on March 7, 1863, at Baltimore, Md.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as John Brennan, and it appears that way 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 2427]