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Federal (USV)


Patrick Furlong

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City, and mustered as Private, Company E, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, his femur fractured, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in a US Army General Hospital in Frederick, MD on 1 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital and wound details from the Patient List.3


c. 1841


10/01/1862; 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 3529]

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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg.678  [AotW citation 20332]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.771  [AotW citation 20333]