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Federal (USV)


Cornelius McKinnon

(? - 1863)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Carunna, MI, he enlisted in Company E, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 22 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the left knee in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was taken to the Academy Hospital in Chambersburg, PA and died of there of his Antietam wound on 19 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Hospital details from a listing in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 1 October 1862 transcribed online by Brad Forbush.


06/19/1863; Chambersburg, PA


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 514 - 516  [AotW citation 6144]