Patrick Donelan, Civil War Soldier


Patrick Donelan
Born in Ireland_Son of Patrick Donelan_By occupation a {housemaker}_Unmarried_At the age of 19, on 20 Sept., 1862, enlisted for 9 months in 46th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered with Reg._Assigned to Company “K”_Rank Private.
Served with Reg. till April 1863 when he re-enlisted joining a company of Heavy Artillery, probably in 2d Mass. Reg.
Note. There is uncertainty as to details of future movements of this man. It is not {Karen} whether he did duty during or after his second enlistment with Heavy Artillery, {Prior}, however, to Nov. 1864 he is found to have enlisted for the third time, in 104th Reg. N.Y. Vol. Inf. He states he served with {his} Reg. for one year. Having rec’d in Nov. 1864 a furlough, he never reported back to {his} Company and Regiment.


ca. 1861-1865


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