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Federal (USV)


John Malloy

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 34, he enlisted on 20 May 1861 in New York City, and mustered in as a Private in Company E, 42nd New York Infantry on 22 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in the hospital at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He was wounded again on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA, and was discharged for disability on 8 February 1864 at David's Island, New York Harbor.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York,1 also as John Molloy. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 He's on a casualty list in the New York Daily Herald of 25 September 1862, as Corporal John Molley, missing at Antietam.


c. 1827


1   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)  [AotW citation 8550]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, p. 298  [AotW citation 30110]