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Federal (USV)


Patrick Rooney

(c. 1827 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 35, he enlisted at Rochester, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 108th New York Infantry on 6 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to the "New Church" US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 1 October but died there of wounds on 9 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General1, who says he died 18 October in Washington, DC. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which notes he was buried as Dooling. Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History 3, which has him as Patrick Dooling or Patrick Dolan, Company K. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1827


10/09/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, 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 34 (for the year 1903)  [AotW citation 9137]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #175  [AotW citation 22144]

3   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3436]