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Federal (USV)


Bernard McGovern

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 17 June 1861 in Boston, MA, mustered as a Private in Company H, 42nd New York Infantry on 17 July.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 13 November 1862 at Harrisburg, PA.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York,1 also as Magovern. He's on a casualty list in the New York Daily Herald of 25 September 1862, as B. McGovern, Company C.


c. 1842


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 8559]