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Company C of the 3d New Hampshire Volunteers was made up entirely of Irish-Americans. They mostly enlisted and were recruited from Manchester, NH. Co. C was first commanded by Capt. Michael T. Donahoe of Manchester who later became the Colonel of the 10th NHV in August 1862. Co. C was involved in almost every skirmish, battle, engagement and campaign with the 3d NHV. Being of Irish decent and birth this company always was in the fight and showed pride in their homeland.
'Erin go Braugh'. 
 
KIA: 11; MW: 2; WIA: 40; MIA: 12; DoD: 9 = 74*

Officers
 
Captains
 
Donahoe, Michael T.
From Manchester, NH. Commissioned August 22.1861. Discharged to accept the rank of Colonel for the 10th NHV in August 1862.
 
Allen, Robert H.
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Commissioned June 21,1862. Wounded at Secessionville June 16, 1862. 1st Lt. from Aug. '61 to June '62. Honorably Discharged June 29, 1864.
 
Trickey, William H.
From Wolfsborough, NH. Commissioned July 7, 1864. Wounded in Battle on Oct. 27th, 1864.
 
1st. Lieutentants
 
Cody, Walter
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Commissioned June '62. Wounded at Secessionville June 16, '62. 2nd Lt from Aug. '61 to June '62. Resigned November 15, '62.
 
Libby, Jr, Jonah
From Boston, Ma. Commissioned November 16, '62. Transfered to Co. D.
 
Stearns, Joesph
From Nashua, NH. Commissioned January 1, '63. Promoted to Captain Jan. 3, '64
 
Woodbury, Robert W.
From Manchester, NH. Commissioned January 4, '64. Promoted to Captain Oct. 28, '64.
 
Donley, Michael P.
From New Ipswich, NH Commissioned October 28, '64. 2nd Lieut. from June '64 to Oct. '64. Wounded in Battle on Aug. 16, '64.
 
2nd Lieutentants
 
Donahoe, Joseph J.
From Manchester, NH. Commisioned July 1, '62. Promoted to 1st Lieut. March 7, '63.
 
Ackerman, Joseph W.
From Hampton, NH. Commissioned March 7, '63. Resigned July 28, '63.
 
Hazen, Charles S.
From Milford, NH. Commissioned July 23, '63. Transfered to Co. D.
 
Parker, John M.
From Fitzwilliam, NH. Commissioned June 14, '63. Promoted to 1st Lieut. Jan. 6, '64.
 
Hitchcock, John H.
From Richmond, NH. Commissioned January 6, '64. Promoted to 1st Lieut. may 24, '64.
 
Robinson, Samuel
From Rochester, NH. Commissioned May 21, '64. Died of Wounds June 2, '64.

Non-Commissioned Officers
 
Sergeants
Donahoe, Joseph J.
Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Wounded at Secessionville,SC June 16, '62. Promoted to 2nd Lieut. July 1, '62.
Kerwin, John
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Promoted to 2nd Lieut. March 15, '62.
Connelly, Michael J.
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Promoted to 2nd Lieut. Jan. 3, '62.
Casey, Thomas
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Corporal from Aug. '61 to Feb. '64. Promoted to 1st Serg. Feb. 4, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Duffey, Hugh
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Discharged for Disability Feb. 3, '63.
 
Corporals
Byrns, Matthew
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Wounded in Action at Secessionville, SC June 16, '62. Discharged due to Disability Sept. 27, '62.
McClemens, John
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Wounded in Action at Secessionville, Sc June 16, '62. Discharged due to Disability Aug. 18, '62.
Crosbie, John
(Born in Canada) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. KIA at 1st Assualt on Battery Wagner, Morris Island, SC July 10, '63.
Cadorath, Eugene
(Born in Canada) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Discharged due to Disability at Camp Parole at Annapolis, Md.
Eagan, John
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Wounded in Action on May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Healey, Thomas
From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Re-enlisted Feb. 25, '64.
O'Connell, Robert
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Wounded in Action on May 13, '64. Mustered out Oct. 18, '64.
 
Musician
Galvin, Michael E. A.
From Manchester, NH. Promoted to Principal Musician May 1, '63.
McEnry, Thomas
(Born in Ireland) From Manchester, NH. Enlisted Aug. 23, '61. Promoted to Principal Musican Nov. 1, '63.
 
Wagoneer
Hackett, Edmund
From Manchester, NH. Discharged by Order Sept. 6, '62.

PRIVATES
 
Allen, John^ (Sub for Amos Clark).
Allen, George^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Allen, William^ Discharged due to Disability Sept. 21, '62.
Alson, Charles (from Sweden & Sub for Edwin Pense).
Ames, John Deserted April 11, '63 (Sub for H. B. Langley).
Baker, William^ WIA at Battery Wagner July 18, '63 and May 16, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Bander, Philip (from Germany). (Sub for P. E. Fairfield).
Barrett, John^ Promoted to Corpl Dec. 1, '61. KIA at (Battery Wagner) Morris Island July 10, '63.
Bates, Charles H.$ (Sub for Joseph F. Brown).
Bates, James W.Promoted to Corpl March 20, '63. (Sub for Hosea Q. Veasey).
Blair, Joseph^ Deserted June 17, '63. (Sub for William Proctor).
Barney, George% (Sub Timothy Drew).
Booth, John# KIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Briggs, George H. Transfered from 3d NH Band Sept. 1, '62.
Bryant, David% WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Burns, John^ Deserted at Bermeda Hundred May 24, '64. (Sub for Charles A. Reed).
Burns, William Deserted April 12, '63. (Sub for David Clement).
Burke, John^ Died of Disease in DeCamp Hospital, NY June 20, '64. (Sub Ebenezer Porter).
Butler, John Died in Philadelphia Aug. 26, '64.
Butler, William B.^ Discharged due to Disability Jan. 30, '63.
Butler, William H. Discharged due to Disability Jan. 1, '63.
Cameron, James# WIA at Secessionville. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Campbell, John^ Promoted to Corporal, KIA at Charles City Rd. Oct. 28, '64.
Campbell, John
Carrigan, Henry WIA May 13, '64. Deserted July 24, '64. (Sub of Jacob Bennett).
Carroll, John^ Deserted Aug. 24, '61. 
Carroll, John^ Deserted Jan. 17, 65. (Sub for John S. Chesley).
Carr, Francis^  
Chipperon, Lawrence (from Spain). Deserted April 17, '63 and caught - desertion charges dropped and discharged from duty Aug. 18, '63. (Sub for Amos C. Crouch).
Coburn, Horace W. Died of Disease Jan. 27, '63. 
Carroll, William WIA May 16, '64. Deserted Jan. 5, '65. (Sub Ira M. Adams).
Cosgrove, William J. (from Nova Scotia) Died of Disease Aug. 28, '64.
Cunningham, Michael^ Deserted April 10, '65. (Sub for Stephen P. Huckins).
Curran, John^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Musterd out Aug. 23, '64.
Curran II, John Promoted to Corpl March 1, '65.
Connelly, Patrick^ died May 22, '63 and buried at Beaufort Nat'l Cemetery, SC (sec. 36 # 4021).
Conner, Barney KIA at Charles City Rd oct. 28, '64.
Coffee, Jeremiah T.^
Cooney, Stephen^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Mortally Wounded May 13, '64 and died of wounds May 18.
Costello, Bryan^ Deserted Aug. 13, '64.
Crooke, Samuel$ WIA Aug. 16, '64 and Died of wounds.
Crosbie, Augustine% 
Crowley, John Killed by accidental explosion at Fort Fisher, NC Jan. 16, '65. (Sub John W. Lamprey).
Davis, George^ Deserted Jan. 17, '65. (Sub for J. W. Clement).
Davis, Hiram W.% Deserted Jan. 17, '65. (Sub for Samuel R. Morrison).
Devine, John^ WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Denny, Thomas% (Sub for David H. Hobbs).
Desotelle, Israel% Deserted Jan. 17, '65, charge of desertion removed Aug. 31,'65. (Sub for Charles H. Jones).
Doane, John% Deserted March 27, '63 and Discharged by G. C. M. on April 13, '63. (Sub for L. W. Thomas). 
Dore, John (from South America) (Sub for D. M. Gould).
Donnell, Thomas^ (Sub for Benjamin F. Knight).
Driscoll, Frank Jr.
Duffy, John Died of Disease Sept. 21, '62. Buried at Beaufort Nat'l Cemetery, SC. Sec. 17 # 1361.
Duffy II, John^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Dugan, Daniel J. (Sub for John B. Shedd).
Dunn, William^ Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Eagan, Michael^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Transfered to V. R. C. Sept. 16, '63.
Eagan, Thomas^ Deserted Jan. 13, '65. (Sub for Joseph B. Clifford).
Earls, David$ WIA May 13, '64. Deserted Nov. 30, '64. (Sub for James O. Clarke).
Engelmann, Otto (from Prussia). (Sub for George H. Currier).
Ely, Joseph% Died of Disease July 18, '64.
Elliott, Thomas P.$ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Farren, Patrick Deserted April 10, '65. (Sub for Joseph E. Marsh). 
Farren, Patrick S.^ Deserted April 10, '65. (Sub for Ira Gartine).
Flannigan, James^ (Sub for Benjamin Ward).
Flarity, Rodman Deserted May 17, '65. (Sub for David Kimbell).
Foley, William^ (Sub for John C. Smith).
Foster, Charles Deserted april 19, '65. (Sub for Martin D. Rowell).
Francis, William$ Deserted June 13, '65. (Sub for Warren P. Gordon).
Francis, Phillip^ WIA Aug. 16, '64.
Farrell, John^ WIA Aug. 16, '64. Deserted Dec. 1, '64.
Farry, Bernard^ WIA Aug. 28, '63.
Friley, John Deserted at Gloucester Point, Va May 2, '64. (Sub for Henry E. Huntley).
Foley, David^ Discharged by Sentence G. C. M. July 1, '62.
Foley, Stephen^ Died of Wounds Oct 8, '63. Buried in Beaufort Nat'l Cenmetery, SC (sec. 17 # 1372)
Farley, Daniel^ KIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Finn, John^ Discharged due to Disability Dec. 27, '62.
Fitzgerald, David^ WIA at Secsessionville June 16, '62.Discharged for Disability Sept 29, '62.
Fitzgerald, Francis^ Promoted to Corpl June 17, '64. 
Fortune, Robert# WIA at Drewey's Bluff May 16, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Garrity, Edward^ Died of Disease June 24, '62.
Gaining, Patrick^ Discharged for Disability Jan. '62.
Gentily, Ferdinand%  (Sub for Oliver Nichols).
Gimber, William (from Germany) (Sub for G. W. Muzzy).
Glavin, James^ Promoted to Corporal. WIA July 18, '63 & May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Grant, Marathine Discharged by G. O. 37 from HQ Dept. on June 23, '65. (Sub for Stephen S. Prescott).
Grant, William^ (Sub for Charles Trow).
Hall, Charles Promoted to Corporal. Died of Disease April 11, '63. Buried at Beaufort Nat'l Cemetery, SC (sec. 17 # 1354).
Haggerty, Thomas Promoted to Corpl May 1, '65. (Sub for Henry H. Darling).
Hannahan, John^ WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Harrison, Henry (from Germany) (sub for Jonathan L. Farwell).
Hazzard, James^ (Sub for William H. Farwell).
Henderson, James#
Hunter, James# Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out Spt. 27, '62.
Henrick, William^
Hubbard, Oliver%
Jones, Thomas% (Sub for Charles Holton).
Kavan, James^ Discharged due to Disability May 9, '63.  
Kelleher, John^ Deserted Sept. '61. 
Keating, John^ Promoted to Corporal. WIA Aug. 16. '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Kearing, John^ Discharged by Sentence G. C. M. July 1, '62.
Keefe, David Promoted to Corpl June 10, '65. (Sub for Ambrose Hodgekiss).
Kennedy, John Captured at Laurel Hill, Va Oct. 7, '64. Discahrged by G. O. 77 July 1, '65.
Kelley, James^ (Sub for Charles C. Benton).
Kelley, John^ (Sub for William H. Pepper).
Killelea, Patrick^
King, Michael^ Deserted at Jacksonville, Fl. April 11, '64. (Sub for Gillman Jones).
Kerby, Daniel^ WIA March 4, '63. Discharged due to Disability May 9, '63.
Klein, Charles (from Germany) (Sub for Samuel Deering).
Knox, Frederick (from Germany) Deserted April 19, '65. (Sub for George T. Beals).
Lamouth, Louis% (Sub for Russell W. Robertson).
Larkin, Patrick^ Promoted to Corpl Feb. 7, '63. WIA May 13, '64. Deserted Nov. 30, '64. 
Lee, Patrick^ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Lewey, Frank (Sub for Edward H. Sanborn).
Long, John^ (Sub for J. W. Chase).
Libbell, Henry (from Germany) (Sub for Lewis J. Barrett).
Mahoney, Patrick^ Promoted to Corporal. WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out oct. 3, '64.
Mahoney, Dennis^ Transfered to 1st U. S. Vols.
Mahoney, Daniel^ Killed in an accident Jan. 16, '63. 
Marshall, Dustin Promoted to Corpl July 23, '63. Promoted to Sergt Aug 26, '64. Promoted to 1st Sergt Oct. 26, ' 64. promoted to 1st Lieut. June 20, '65. WIA jan. 13, '65. Died may 10, '1879 at Worchester, Ma.
Maxwell, John^ (Sub for Bela Graves).
Mining, Thomas W.$ (Sub for Rolland Kelley). 
Mitchell, John$ Deserted April 11, '65. (Sub for George Gordon).
Miller, Edward
Montague, Fred H.% (Sub for John L. Foster).
Morrow, Matthew^ Discharged due to Disability Sept. 14, '62.
Morrison, James% WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Morrisey, Patrick^ Promoted to Corpl Dec. 3, '64. Promoted to Sergt May 1, '65. (Sub for Charles F. Swain).
Moritz, Theodore (from Germany) Discharged by G. O. 37 at Wilimgton, NC June 1, '65. (Sub for Samuel L. Gordon).
Mullen, Francis^ Deserted March 27, '65. (Sub for Martin L. Whitter).
Mulligan, Patrick^ (Sub for Henry M. Rogers).
Murry, Edward B.% (Sub for Harlon P. Ladd). 
Murry, Robert P.$
Moore, David# Promoted to Corpl March 3, '63. 
Morris, David$ WIA May 13, '64. Deserted Nov. 5, '64. (Sub for Richard H. Senter).
Mayers, James$ KIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Murphy, James^ Discharged due to Disability May 9, '63.
Murphy, Thomas$ (sub for William D. Lear). 
Mulligan, Michael P.^ Promoted to Corpl July 3, '63.
Munson, James WIA may 13, '64. Deserted Nov. 30, '64. (Sub for John Hanson).
McCarthy, Daniel^
McCarthy, John
McCoy, Edward% Deserted April 11, '65. (Sub for Charles E. Chase).
McGuire, Frank W.^ Deserted June 23, '65. (Sub for D. S. Fox).
McIntrie, John Died of Disease Nov. 14, '64.
McLaughlin, Daniel^ Deserted in NYC Nov. 14, '64. (Sub for Silas Lawrence).
O'Brien, Edward^ Promoted to Corpl July 23, '63.  
O'Brien, Terrence^ Promoted to Corpl Aug. 26, '64. Discharged due to Disability Sept. 8, '62.
O'Grady, Edward^  
O'Connell, Timothy^ Promoted to Corpl April 16, '63. WIA July 18, '63 & May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
O'Conner, Bernard?^ KIA Oct. 27, '64. (Sub for Stephen C. Huntoon).
Owens, George W.% (Sub for George F. Stratton).
Peacock, John^ WIA may 16, '64.
Penno, Joseph% KIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Pelkey, Peter WIA July 18, '63. 
Potter, Lewis% Discharged due to Disability Sept. 21, '62.
Potter, James WIA Aug. 16, '64.
Potter, Joseph WIA Aug. 26, '64.
Quinlan, James WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Promoted to 2d Lieut. May 29, '63. Deserted April '64 and returned-reduced to Sergt Dec. 3, '64.
Quinlin, Jeremiah Promoted toCorpl Jan. 2, '63; to Sergt July 23, '63. Resigned May 29, '64.
Quinn, Barney
Quinn, Edward^ KIA at Secessionville June 16, '62.
Riley, John^ (Sub for Grosvenor Putman).
Rogers, Edward
Sullivan, James^ Promoted to Corpl Jan. 23, '62; to Sergt Feb. 7, '63; to 1st Sergt June 23, '63.
Sheden, James^ Died of Disease Aug. 12, '62.
Sherlock, Anthony^
Sheehan, Edward^ Promoted to Corpl Jan. 20, '64; to Sergt Aug. 26, '64. WIA May 13, '64.
Sheehan, Jermiah^ Discharged due to Disability Oct. 19, '61.
Shurden, Francis WIA May 18, '64.
Slattery, Martin^ WIA Aug. 16, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Smith, James Died of Disease Nov. 14, '62. Buried in Beaufort Nat'l Cenmetery, SC (sec. 17 # 1395).
Smith, Peter WIA July 18, '63. Promoted to Corpl June 7, '64. WIA Aug. 16, '64 and died of wounds Aug. 30, '64.
Smith, John Deserted at Jacksonville, Fl. April '64. (Sub for Elisha Plaisted).
Smith, William KIA at Laurel Hill, Va oct. 7, '64. 
Spellman, Martin^ WIA Aug. 16, '64. Mustered out Aug. 23, '64.
Sprague, Samuel WIA Aug. 16, '64. Deserted at Staten Island, NY Nov. 7, '64.
Sullivan, Michael Deserted twice, Dec. 4, '64 and Feb. 22, 65. (Sub for Joseph R. Perkins).
Theney, James^ Promoted to Corpl May 29, '64. Promoted to Sergt Aug. 26, '64. (Sub for Sylvester E. Russell).
Tonery, Thomas^ Discharged due to Disability Nov. 5, '62.
Verville, Joseph% WIA May 13, '64. Mustered out Sept. 27, '64.
Woodburn, George A.# Promoted to Corpl Dec. 1, '61. WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62. Promoted to Sergt April 16, '63. KIA Aug. 16, '64 and was carrying the 3d NHV Colors.
Whittaker, Samuel$ WIA at Secessionville June 16, '62 and Captured by the enemy. Discharged due to Disability at Camp Parole, Md.
Welch, James^ Captured May '64. 
Welch, Stephen^ Promoted to Wagoneer Nov. 13, '62.
Wheelan, James^ Discharged for Insanity June 20, '63.
Wilson, James Promoted to Sergt March 1, '65. (Sub for John Haley).
Wilson, John WIA Oct. 27, '64.
Wolfandale, William$
Waters, Patrick^ Discharged due to Disability July 31, '63.

Roster by Origin of Birth
 
Ireland: 104
England: 15
Scotland: 7
Canada: 22
Germany: 7
Sweden: 1
Prussia: 1
Spain; 1
Nova Scotia: 1
South America: 1
 
All the rest were born in the U. S.
 
^ Ireland
$ England
% Canada
# Scotland

* Not a auccrate record and done on my best estimate of given researched records.

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