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John D. McCarthy, Civil War Soldier

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John D. McCarthy
Born in Ireland_Son of Dan. McCarthy_By occupation a Clerk_Single_At the age of 22 on 19 Aug., 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 37th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf._Mustered 20 Aug. and assigned to Company “K”_Rank Private with no subsequent changes.
Soon after enlistment he was detailed for duty as clerk and {???} to his company commander, in which capacity he served till October 1863, at which time while his Reg. was on duty in N.Y. City he deserted.


ca. 1861-1865


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