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Federal (USV)


Patrick O'Brien

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in New York City, and mustered as Private in Company C on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 10 October 1862.

References & notes

Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service information from State of New York2, which says he died in New York City. His name also listed as Patrick O'Brin and O'Brian.


c. 1840


10/10/1862; Hagerstown, 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 3990]

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, Issue 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 427  [AotW citation 8388]