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Federal (USV)


Patrick Callaghan

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 years, he enlisted at Elmira to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 107th New York Infantry on 7 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, shot in the right thigh and bowels, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman and Line Farm Hospitals at Sharpsburg, and a hospital in Frederick, MD, but he died of wounds on 23 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Patrick Callihan. Service from the State Adjutant General.2 Casualty details from Nelson.3


c. 1841


10/23/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3284]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Serial No. 34  [AotW citation 17041]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 152  [AotW citation 17042]