Members of the Irish Brigade buried in

the Fredericksburg National Cemetery

 

28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

  Peter Murphy                Grave #332

Private, Company G. Age - 32. Drafted and mustered in 10 Aug, 1863 from Baltimore. Wounded 12 May 1864 at Spotsylvania. Died 16 May 1864 of wounds received in action. Originally buried at Laurel Hill, Spotsylvania.

  Timothy Harrington      Grave #2821

Sergeant, Company K. Enlisted Boston 3 October 1861. Wounded 17 September 1862 at Antietam. Died 11 March 1863 of disease. Originally buried at O'Bannon's Farm, Stafford.

  Thomas Lynch              Grave #2882

Private, Company E. Age - 33. Enlisted in East Boston and mustered in 2 September 1862. Died of wounds received at Fredericksburg 19 December, 1862. Originally buried at Lacey's Farm, Stafford.

 

69th New York Volunteer Infantry

   Patrick Riley                Grave #259

Private, Company A. Died 1863. Originally buried at Camback's Mill, Spotsylvania. Possibly same as: Reilley, Patrick Private. Co.A. Age - 18. Enlisted at New York City for three years and mustered in 23 Sept, 1861. Killed in action 3 May, 1863 at Chancellorsville. Or: Reilley, Patrick Private. Co.A. Age - 21. Enlisted Oct, 1861 at New York City for three years and mustered in 20 Oct, 1861. Promoted to Corporal and Sergeant (no dates). Killed in action 3 May, 1863 at Chancellorsville.

  William Danford            Grave #1174

Private, Company C. Age - 21. Enlisted 18 January 1864 at Brooklyn for three years. Wounded and found dead in 1864 at Battlefield in Wilderness. Originally buried at Harris's Farm, Spotsylvania. One of three buried in grave: others are Henry Abbott and J. Barry.

  Jeremiah Healey           Grave #4135

Private, Comany A. Died 6 May 1864. Originally buried at Wilderness Battlefield.

 

88th New York Volunteer Infantry

  Charles Broderick         Grave #1217

Private, Company B. Age - 28. Enlisted 3 October 1861 at New York City for three years. Died 5 December 1862 in hospital. Originally buried at Bernard's Farm, Spotsylvania.

  William Broderick         Grave #1217

Private, Company B. Age - 35. Enlisted 18 December 1861 at Williamsburg, NY for three years. Mustered in as 1st Sergeant 20 November 1861. Returned to ranks, no date. Died 9 January 1863 at hospital. Originally buried at Bernard's Farm, Spotsylvania.

  Marcus Gaynor              Grave #4551

Private, Company D. Age - 28. Enlisted at New York City for three years. Mustered in 16 March 1864. Wounded in action 5 May 1864 at Wilderness. Died of wounds 27 May 1864. Originally buried at Wilderness Battlefield, Spotsylvania.

  D. Hanaghan                 Grave #1401

Private, Company C. Died May 1864. Originally buried at Wilderness Battlefield.

  Thomas Riley                Grave #3446

Private, Company K. Age - 30. Enlisted at New York City for three years and mustered into Co. B. Transferred to Co. A 12 Jun 1863. Captured in action 2 July 1863 at Gettysburg. Returned October 1863. Re-enlisted 31 December 1863. Promoted to corporal (no date). Killed in action 12 May 1864 at Mule Shoe Salient. Originally buried at McCoull's Farm, Spotsylvania.

  Patrick Ryder                Grave #2706

Captain, Company B. Age - 25. Enlisted at New York City for three years and mustered in as a Second Lieutenant 29 October 1861, commissioned Second Lieutenant 31 December 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant, Co.I, 7 August 1862. Wounded in action 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg. Mustered in as Captain 1 May 1863. Transferred to Co.B, 12 Jun3 1863. Killed in action 5 May, 1864 at the Wilderness. Originally buried at Camback's Mill, Spotsylvania.

  John Sparks                  Grave #4556

Lieutenant, Company C. Age - 25. Enrolled at Stevensburg, Virginia for three years. Mustered in as a Second Lieutenant 23 April 1864. Killed in action 5 May 1864 at the Wilderness. Originally buried at Wilderness Battlefield, Spotsylvania.

 

116 Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

   James Dempsey            Grave #2772

Sergeant, Company F. Mustered in 2 September 1862 for three years. Died 1863. Originally buried at Fitzhugh's Farm, Stafford.

  Abram Hendricks           Grave #2847

Private, Company E. Died 15 January 1862. Originally buried at Fitzhugh's Farm, Stafford.

  

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