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Federal (USV)


John Dempsey

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company H, on November 20, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps on September 16, 1863.

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 2441]