Patrick Foley, Civil War Soldier


Patrick Foley
Born in Springfield, Mass._Son of Martin Foley_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 22 years, on August 28, 1864, enlisted for one year in the 6th Reg. New York Heavy Artillery Vol’s_Mustered in same date, and assigned to Company “M”_Rank Private with no subsequent changes.
He joined his Reg. 4 Sept., 1864, at Fort Reno Defences of Washington, where it was their stationed. When his Reg. was ordered to the Shenandoah to guard supply {???}, he went with it and did duty in the Valley till the end of Dec’r 1864. Thence and at that time it was ordered to Washington and thence to Petersburgh, or rather Bermuda Hundred where the Command continued on duty till the fall of Richmond, after which he was with the Reg. On provost duty in Petersburgh and afterwards for a brief period of {Larentarg} Court House. Thence it was ordered to Petersburgh where he continued till ordere to New York for discharge. He was discharged at Petersburgh June 28, 1865, and mustered out and paid in N.Y. City July 13, 1865, with the Command.


ca. 1861-1865


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