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Federal (USV)


John O'Brien

(? - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Mustered in as private, Company I, on January 16, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, slightly, hand, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. Wounded in action on July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa. He died of his wounds on July 3, 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. His name is also borne as O'Brian. John O'Brien is buried in Gettysburg National Cemetery John O'Brian Pvt Company A July 4, 1863 S:A GN 59.


07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA


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 2453]