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Federal (USV)


Michael Kearns

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 at enlistment, he mustered in as private, Company K, on November 2, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, severely, leg, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wound on February 20, 1863, at Baltimore, Md.

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 2463]