Patrick Casey, Civil War Soldier


Patrick Casey
Born in Ireland_Son of Morris Casey_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 19, on 20 Sept., 1862, enlisted for 9 months in 46th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf., Company I._Rank Private_
He served with his Reg. in its several operations, and with it was discharged in July 1863.
Subsequent to his term in the 46th Reg., he served for one year as landsman in the U.S. Navy. Was {???} on receiving ship North Carolina for one month, was then drafted on gunboat Augusta on which he served 6 months. Thence was transferred to receiving ship, Alleghany, at Baltimore, Md. In which he continued for one month. Thence transferred to gun-boat Cambridge, he served on her for some time till hauled up at Philadelphia for repairs occurred by running aground near Savannah, Ga. From this {need} he was furloughed for 15 days, on the expiration of which reported on board receiving ship “{Bienville}”, where he was discharged in July 1865.


ca. 1861-1865


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