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Federal (USV)


James Kilroy

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company G, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 12 August 1862 and mustered as Sergeant on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam, where he was Color Sergeant.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 2d Lieutenant, Company A on 10 May 1863. He resigned his commission on 24 January 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs.1 Service from Stryker. 2


1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 22  [AotW citation 7870]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pp. 629, 648  [AotW citation 17173]