Lt Francis T. Brennan

24 September 2018

First Sergeant Francis T. Brennan of Company H, 97th New York Infantry was acting Adjutant when he was severely wounded in the leg on 17 September 1862 at Antietam. He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 7 January 1863 but his left arm was “blown off” on 6 May 1864 in the Wilderness, where he died of wounds on 10 May.

His photograph here is thanks to Joseph Maghe; from a hand-colored CDV in his collection.

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