Irish Brigade officers at Antietam


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Since I put together the list for the 69th New York, I thought that I'd do the other New York regiments in the brigade.

63rd New York

Colonel John Burke
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Fowler (WIA)
Major Richard C. Bentley
Adjutant James D. Brady
Quartermaster James J. McCormick

Company A: Captain Joseph O'Neil, 1st Lt. Joseph McDonough, 2nd Lt. William D. Horring
Company B: Captain John Warren, 1st Lt. James E. Mackay (WIA, died 10/13/62), 2nd Lt. Charles McArthur
Company C: Captain John C. Lynch
Company D: Captain Thomas W. Cartwright, 1st Lt. John Flynn
Company E: 2nd Lt. Richard P. Moore
Company F: Captain Michael O'Sullivan (WIA), 2nd Lt. Patrick W. Lydon (KIA)
Company G: Captain Patrick J. Condon, 2nd Lt. George Lynch (WIA, died 9/18/62)
Company H: Captain Michael Walsh, 1st Lt. John H. Gleason, 2nd Lt. Cadwalader Smith (KIA)
Company I: Captain John Kavanaugh (KIA), 1st Lt. Patrick Gormley, Jr., 2nd Lt. Thomas Touhy
Company K: Captain John Sullivan, 2nd Lt. Henry McConnell (KIA)

The 63rd New York's officer roster was very difficult to compile. Most of the officers resigned and were recommissioned in March 1862, sometimes in different companies and so it was difficult keeping track of where each officer was commanding. I'm perfectly ok with being corrected here.

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69th New York officers at Antietam:

Colonel Robert Nugent
Lieutenant Colonel James Kelley
Major James Cavanaugh
Adjutant James J. Smith
Quartermaster Dennis F. Sullivan
Company A: Captain James Saunders, 1st Lt. Andrew Bermingham, 2nd Lt. Richard A. Kelly
Company B: Captain Thomas Leddy, 2nd Lt. John J. Gosson
Company C: Captain Jasper M. Whitty (WIA), 1st Lt. Garrett Nagle, 2nd Lt. Charles Williams (KIA)
Company D: Captain Timothy L. Shanley (WIA, died 10/1/62), 1st Lt. John H. Donovan, 2nd Lt. Martin Scully
Company E: Captain William Benson, 1st Lt. Terence Duffy
Company F: Captain James E. McGee, 1st Lt. Patrick Buckley
Company G: Captain Felix Duffy (KIA), 1st Lt. Patrick J. Kelly (KIA), 2nd Lt. David Burke
Company H: 1st Lt. John T. Toal, 2nd Lt. Patrick H. Carney (WIA)
Company I: Captain Richard Moroney, 2nd Lt. Robert H. Milliken
Company K: Captain James P. McMahon, 1st Lt. John Conway (KIA), 2nd Lt. Peter Kelly

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88th New York officers at Antietam:

Colonel Henry M. Baker
Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Kelly
Major James Quinlan
Adjutant John C. Foley (still technically 1st Lt. of Company D)
Quartermaster Patrick M. Haverty (WIA)

Company A: Captain John Smith, 2nd Lt. Thomas Murphy
Company B: Captain John McCartan, 2nd Lt. John J. Blake
Company C: Captain John O'Connell Joyce (KIA), 1st Lt. Dennis F. Burke, 2nd Lt. John O'Neil
Company D: Captain Patrick K. Horgan, 2nd Lt. Patrick Ryder
Company E: Captain Patrick F. Clooney (KIA), 1st Lt. W. McMahon O'Brien, 2nd Lt. John W. Byron
Company F: Captain William B. Nagle, 1st Lt. James B. Turner
Company G: Captain William C. Hawksworth, 1st Lt. Michael Eagan, 2nd Lt. Michael Gallagher
Company H: Captain William Horgan, 1st Lt. Michael F. Hackett, 2nd Lt. Daniel McCarthy
Company I: Captain Charles J. Clarke, 1st Lt. Michael J. Hollohan
Company K: Captain William G. Hart, 1st Lt. Maurice W. Wall, 2nd Lt. John R. Young

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Since I put together the list for the 69th New York, I thought that I'd do the other New York regiments in the brigade.

63rd New York

Colonel John Burke
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Fowler (WIA)
Major Richard C. Bentley
Adjutant James D. Brady
Quartermaster James J. McCormick

Company A: Captain Joseph O'Neil, 1st Lt. Joseph McDonough, 2nd Lt. William D. Horring
Company B: Captain John Warren, 1st Lt. James E. Mackay (WIA, died 10/13/62), 2nd Lt. Charles McArthur
Company C: Captain John C. Lynch
Company D: Captain Thomas W. Cartwright, 1st Lt. John Flynn
Company E: 2nd Lt. Richard P. Moore
Company F: Captain Michael O'Sullivan (WIA), 2nd Lt. Patrick W. Lydon (KIA)
Company G: Captain Patrick J. Condon, 2nd Lt. George Lynch (WIA, died 9/18/62)
Company H: Captain Michael Walsh, 1st Lt. John H. Gleason, 2nd Lt. Cadwalader Smith (KIA)
Company I: Captain John Kavanaugh (KIA), 1st Lt. Patrick Gormley, Jr., 2nd Lt. Thomas Touhy
Company K: Captain John Sullivan, 2nd Lt. Henry McConnell (KIA)

The 63rd New York's officer roster was very difficult to compile. Most of the officers resigned and were recommissioned in March 1862, sometimes in different companies and so it was difficult keeping track of where each officer was commanding. I'm perfectly ok with being corrected here.

Ryan
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