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Federal (USV)


Patrick Trainor

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 21 when he enlisted on 27 June 1861 on Long Island, and he mustered in as Private, Company G, 42nd New York Infantry on 28 June 1861. He transferred to Company C on 29 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 5 November 1862 in Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Patrick Trainer. Service data from the State of New York2.


c. 1840


11/05/1862; 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 4271]

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 23 (for the year 1900), pg. 1089  [AotW citation 8481]