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Federal (USV)


William McCue, Jr.

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1850 he was a 17 year old boatman living with his parents in Brooklyn, NY. On 22 June 1861, then age 28, he enlisted on Long Island, NY, and mustered in as a Private in Company D, 42nd New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1 He's listed as wounded at Antietam on a casualty list in the New York Daily Herald of 25 September 1862. Personal details from the US Census of 1850.


c. 1833 in IRELAND


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 8557]