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Federal (USV)


Richard Corcoran

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Grand Rapids, MI, he enlisted in Company C, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 28 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded in action again on 5 February 1865 (probably at Hatcher's Run, VA).

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 504 - 507  [AotW citation 10320]