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Federal (USV)


John O'Leary

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in September 1862.

The rest of the War

Also wounded at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863. Deserted on 1 August 1864.

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. 523 - 524  [AotW citation 10398]