(c. 1832 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Adjutant Henry M'Connell, was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland: being intended for the medical profession, he received a liberal education. He was for some time connected with the Sixty-Ninth New York State Militia.
Age 29 at enrollment. Mustered in as second lieutenant, Company K, on November 2, 1861. Discharged on March 10, 1862. Mustered in as second lieutenant, same company, on March 19, 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His body arrived in Albany, NY for burial on 12 October 1862.
References & notes
c. 1832; Mitchelstown, County Cork, IRELAND
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Cathedral Cemetery, Albany, NY
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 2454]
2 Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, pg. 573 [AotW citation 2485]