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Federal (USV)


James Quirk

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company E, on September 24, 1861. Transferred to Company H on January 1, 1862. Promoted to corporal, no date.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on February 7, 1863, at Philadelphia, Pa.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


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 2433]