Peter Sheehy, Civil War Soldier


Peter Sheehy
Born in Ireland,_Son of Patrick Sheehy,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for three years in the 28th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company H. Enlisted Dec’r 1861_Rank Private with no subsequent changes_
He served with his Reg. in all of its operations till its muster out.
He was wounded slightly at Antietam, also at Gettysburg when he was captured, sent to Richmond and for 3 months confined in {???}-On Exchange he reported to his Reg. and continued on duty till its muster out.
{???}, Enlisted Octo. 7, 1861; mustered Dec’r 13, 1861


ca. 1861-1865


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“Peter Sheehy, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 14, 2017,