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Federal (USV)


Patrick McMahon

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 33 on 20 August 1861 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 59th New York Infantry on 31 August 1861. He transferred to Company B on 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which spells his last name McMahan. Service data from State of New York2.


c. 1828


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 3897]