5.6.2018

Known of and marked graves of men of the 69th. Pa. buried in the Old Cathedral Cemetery Philadelphia.

Includes men who had served in both the 71st Pa and the 69th Pa.



Note: This cemetery is situated at 48th and Lancaster Ave.
The information on the soldiers listed below is as accurate as possible from many sources such as cemetery records, obituary notices, newspapers, death certificates and I would be confident that it is generally accurate. Sadly in many cases records are sparse or lost or probably some burials never recorded. If you can add information or corrections feel free to Email me via the website Email icon. Tks.


Barnes Anthony PVt. Co. E
Burns Thomas Pvt. Co. K.
Burns William J Sergt. Co H
Bushell Edward W. 1sr Sergt. Co. A.
Coogan William 1st Sergt Co. C.
Carney Patrick Corp. Co. D.
Casey Joseph Co. K.
Carrol Thomas 1st Lieut Co. H
Cassidy John Pvt. Co. H
Christy Thomas Pvt. Co. B
Cloney John Pvt. Co. F.
Costello James Corp. Co. C.
Coyne Michael Sergt Major Co. B
Donohue Owen Pvt. Cp. C
Dougherty Charles Pvt. Co. F
Devereux John Lieut. Staff Officer.
Devenney Patrick Pvt, Co F.
Donovan William Corp. Co. A
Dooley Stephen Sergt. Co. A.
Dougherty Charles Sergt. Co. B.
Dougherty Enas 1st. Lieut/ Co. B.
Dougherty William J. Pvt. Co. E
Driscoll Patrick Pvt. Co. E
Duffy Michael Capt. Co. I.
Duffy James Pvt. Co. D.
Dunn James 2nd Lieut. Co. A.
Fadden Arthur Capt. Co. B.
Fay Michael Capt. Co. B.
Flynn John C. Pvt. Co. K
Foyle Edward Pvt. Co. C
Frost Martin Capt. Co K.
Furey Martin Capt. Co. B.
Gallagher James Capt. Co. D.
Gallagher Francis Pvt. Co. I.
Gillen Dan Capt. Co. I.
Gillen George 1st Sergt. Co. B.
Gillen Cornelius Sergt. Co. I.
Gregg John Sergt. Co. F
Hart Patrick Sergt. Co. K.
Healey Patrick Sergt. Co. A.
Harvey James Capt. Co. D.
Heenan Dennis Colonel 24th. Pa.Irish Brigade.
Kearney William Pvt. Co. F.
Kiniry William 2nd Sergt.. Co. C.
Kelly Thomas and Charles Capt and 2nd Lieut Co H.
King John 1st. Lieut. Co. F.
Lacy John Eagen Lieut. Co. F.
Logan Michael Pvte. Co. I.
Loughery Denis Capt. Co. H.
Lester Patrick Pvt. Co. F.
Moran Patrick Sergt. Co. A.
McAdams Terrance Pvte. Co. C.
McCabe James Orderly Sergt. Co. D.
McGlinchy Patrick Pvte. Co. C.
McCusker Bernard Pvte. Co. G.
McGinley George Pvte. Co. F
McHugh John Joseph Pvte. Co. K.
McMahon Patrick Sergt. Co. H.
McCafferty Neil Pvte. Co. F.
McNamara John 2nd Sergt. Co.I.
McNamara Robert Pvte Co. I.
McQuillan Thomas Pvte. Co. C.
McCutcheon David Sergt. Co. B.
McDermott Anthony Adjutant Co. I.
McGovern Farrell Corp. Co. A.
McHugh Joseph 1st Lieut. Co. D.
McNeil Bernard Asst. Surgeon and Surgeon Davis
O'Brien Patrick Pvt. Co. B
O'Kane Dennis Colonel Regimental Commander.
O'Reilly James Lieut Colonel Co. C.
Quigley Patrick Pvt. Co. A.
Riley Terrence Pvt. Co. B.
Thompson Edward 1st. Lieut. Co. H.
Walls John Corp. Co. B.


Private Anthony Barnes Co. E.

Private Anthony Barnes Co. E. Plot E-4-35-M.

Private Thomas Burns Co. K.

Private Thomas Burns Co. K. Plot U-1-20.

Sergt. William J. Burns Co. H.


Sergt. William Burns Co. H. Plot F-7-6.

Sergt. Edward Bushell Co. C.

Sergt. Edward Bushell Co C..

1st Sergt. William Coogan Co. C.

1st Sergt. William Coogan Co. C Section O Range 2 Row 40 East Grave.

Corp. Patrick Carney Co. D.


Corp. Patrick Carney Co. D. Plot H-5-53M.
Born Co. Tyrone. Died Harrisburg Va. from Antietam wounds

Pvte. Joseph Casey Co.K


Casey family plot R-7-40. Joseph close by no marker close to Lieut. James Dunn Co. A H-4-53.
Born Ireland 1835 Died Philadelphia 3rd Nov 1882

2nd Lieut. Thomas Carroll Co. H.


2nd Lieut. Thomas Carroll Co. H. Plot K-9-37-M.

Corporal John Cassidy Co. H.


Corp. John Cassidy Co. H. Plot I-5-52-M

Pvte.Thomas Christy Co. B.


Pvte. Thomas Christy born England 1839 Died Philadelhia June 30th 1899.Plot E-2-34

Pvte. John Cloney Co. F.

Pvte John Cloney Co. F. Plot Sec N Range 8 Lot 55 Second from left.

Corp.James Costello Co. C.

Corp.James Costello Co. C. J-7-11.

Sergt. Major Michael Coyne Co. B.


Sergt. Major Michael Coyne Co. B. Plot F-6-18-M.
Wounded Antietam died Sept 1862 Philadelphia.

Pvte. Owen Donohue Co. C

Pvte Owen Donohue Co.C in Atkinson family plot P-10-50 Atkinson family plot.

Pvte. Charles J. Dougherty Co.F.

Pvte Charles J Dougherty Co. F. (Marker position P.3.62

Lieut. Col. John Devereux Staff Officer.


Lieut. Col. John Devereux Staff Officer. Plot J-6-1-M.
Died 23rd June 1907 Wayne N.J. aged 78.

Pvte. Patrick F. Devenny Co F.


Pvte. Patrick F. Devenny. Plot Section 0 Row 7 Space 41
From Derry City Ireland died Philadelphia Nov 1st 1862. Two sons also fought in the war.

Corp. William Donovan Co A.


Corp. William Donovan Co. A. Plot 0-2-21

Sergt. Stephen Dooley Co. A.


Sergt. Stephen Dooley Co. A. Plot A-2-40. East Margin.
Born Co Laois Ireland. Fought at Gettysburg. Wounded The Wilderness. Died Philadelphia.

Sergt. Charlie Dougherty Co. B.


Sergt. Charlie Dougherty Co. B. Plot P-6-48.

1st Lieut. Eneas Dougherty. Co. B.


1st. Lieut. Eneas Dougherty Co B. Plot 1-3-61 later IJMN- 1

Private William Dougherty Co. E.


Private William Dougherty Co. E. Plot Z-4-60-2N-M.

Private Patrick Driscoll Co. E.


Private Patrick Driscoll Co. E. Plot L-6-27W-M.

Capt. Michael Duffy Co. I.


Capt. Michael Duffy Co.I. Plot G-5-44-M.

Private James Duffy. Co. D.


Private James Duffy. Co. D. Plot S-5-45-M.
Wife Sarah 1843-1925.

2nd Lieut. James Dunn Co. A.


2nd Lieut James Dunn Co. A. Plot H-4-53-M.
Killed Antietam Sept 1862 aged 22.

Corp. Arthur M. Faddin Co. B.


Corp Arthur M. Faddin Co. B. Plot E-2-40.
Born Ireland.Wrote the song "Col. Owens Gallant Irish Volunteers"

Capt. Michael Fay. Co. D. .


Capt. Michael Fay. Co. D. Plot S-4-14-M
Born Ireland. Wrote the song "The Gallant 69th".

Private John Flynn Co. K.


Private John Flynn Co. K. Plot F-7-42-M.
Killed Antietam 17.9.1862

Private Edward Foyle Co C 71st Pa..


Private Edward Foyle Co. C 71st. Pa.- 69th Pa
Father of Pvte James E Foyle Co C 69th. Pa.
James E buried Woods Nat. Cemetery Milwaukee Wisc. and wife Mary buried in the family plot in the Old Cathedral Cem. Phil.

Capt Martin C. Frost Co K.


Capt Martin C. Frost Co. K. Plot S-5-47. Died Fairoaks. Originally buried St. Michael's cemetery.
Was actually soldier in the 106th. Inf. who was involved in the formation of a possible Co. M. for the 69th.

Capt. Thomas Furey Co. B.


Capt. Thomas Furey Co. B. P-10-45 (2W)-M.

Capt. James Gallagher Co. D.


Capt. James Gallagher Co. D. Plot H-3-34-M.

Private Francis Gallagher Co. I.


Private Francis Gallagher Co. I. Plot J-5-14-M. Original 69th. marker.

Capt. Dan. Gillen Co. I.


Capt. Daniel F. Gillen Co. I. Plot F-7-25-M.
Born 1839 Moville Co. Donegal. Brother to Sergt Cornelius Gillen Co. I (below).

1st Sergt. George Gillen Co. B.

Sergt. George Gillen Co. B. Born 1815. Died 29.9.1861.The First soldier of the 69th to die. Plot U-I-14.

Sergt. Cornelius Gillen Co. I. . Brother to Dan above. Capt Dan was buried beside his brother in 1872.


Sergt. Cornelius Gillen Co. I. Plot F-7-25-M
Born 1841 Moville Co. Donegal. Brother to Capt. Daniel Gillen Co. I (above).

Sergt. John Gregg Co. F.


Sergt. John Gregg Co. F. Plot K-4-11-M

Sergt. Patrick Hart Co. K.


Sergt. Patrick Hart Co. K. Plot H-7-17-M.
Killed Antietam 17th Sept. 1862.

Sergt. Patrick Healey. Co. A. Plot F.6.16.


Sergt. Patrick Healey Co. A. Born Co. Laois Ireland. Died 24.1. 1863 Philadelphia. Brother to Joseph in plot G.9.43 and Martin also Co. A. Patrick in Plot F-6-16.

Capt. James Harvey Co. D.


Captain James Harvey Co. D. Plot J-4-62-2W-M.

Colonel Dennis Heenan Hibernian Greens, 24th/116th. PVI Irish Brigade


Colonel Dennis Heenan Hibernian Greens, 24th/116th. PVI Irish Brigade
Born Borrisokane Co.Tipperary Ireland 1818 died Philadelphia 1872. Plot H-6-63.
At rest amongst some of his many friends in the 69th. Pa.

Pvt. William Kearney Co. F.


Pvte.William Kearney Co. F. Buried family plot Section N Range 6 Number 18/19.

Colour Sergeant David Kiniry Co. C.

Colour Sergeant David Kiniry Co. C. Section U Range 1. Plot 56 2 North.

Capt. Thomas Kelly Co. H. and brother 2nd Lieut. Charles F. Kelly Co. H.


2nd. Lieut. Charles F Kelly and his brother Capt Thomas Kelly above Both Co. H. Plot J-9-45/47-M.Charles killed Gettysburg and Thomas Spotsylvania.

1st Lieut. John King Co. F.


1st.Lieut John King Co. F. Plot B-9-29

Lieut. John Eagan Lacy Co F.


Lieut John Eagan Lacy Co. F. Plot M-1-19 (W)-M.

Private Michael Logan Co. I.


Private Michael Logan Co. I. Plot K-5-43-M.

Capt. Denis Loughery Co. H.


Capt. Denis Loughery Co. H. Plot H-8-45-M.

Pvte. Patrick Lester Co. F.

Pvte. Patrick Lester Co. F. Section J Range 6 Row 29 West Grave

Sergt.Patrick Moram Co. B

Pvte. Patrick Moran Co. B. Q-2-41-2W.

Private Terrance McAdams Co. C.


Private Terrance McAdams Co. C. Plot F-8-48-M.

Orderly Sergt. James McCabe Co. D.


Sergt. James McCabe Co.D. Plot M-5-17-M

Pvte Patrick McGlinchey Co C.


Pvte Patrick McGlinchy Co. C. Plot A-5-58. West margin.

Pvte Bernard McCusker Co G.


Pvte Bernard McCusker Co. G. Plot V-1-38.
Probably burial position is Section V. Range 1 Grave ?

Pvte Patrck McGinley Co.


Pvte Patrick McGinley Co.
Plot A-5-58

Pvte. John Joseph McHugh Co K Plot G-9-25/26 2 West 25 New.


Pvte. John Joseph McHugh Co K.
Family burial plot G-9-25 Old Cathedral Cemetery Philadelphia.

Sergt. Patrick McMahon Co. H.


Sergt. Patrick McMahon Co. H. Plot U-6-13-M.

Private Neil McCafferty Co. F.


Private Neill McCafferty Co. F. Plot N-2-21-M.

2nd. Lieut.John McNamara Co. I.

2nd Lieut.John McNamara Co I Plot E-3-58 Alongside brother Robert below.

Pvte.Robert McNamara Co I.

Pvte. Robert McNamara Co I. Buried plot E-3-58. Alongside brother John above.

Pvte.Thomas McQuillan Co. C.

Pvte.Thomas McQuillan Co. C. Buried plot Z-13-67
Pvte Thomas McQuillan 29th Pa. probably a son of Thomas also buried in what is a family plot.

Sergeant David McCutcheon Co. B.


Sergt David McCutcheon Co. B. Plot J-2-11 (2W).

Adjutant Anthony McDermott Co. I.


Adjutant Anthony McDermott Co. I. N-2-55-M.

Private Farrell J. McGovern Co. A.


Corp. Farrell J. McGovern Co. A. Plot G-5-42M.

1st. Lieut. Joseph Henry McHugh Co. D.


1st. Lieut. Joseph McHugh Co. D. Plot F-4-60-M.
Born Drumnabey townland Castlederg Co. Tyrone Ireland.

Asst. Surg. Bernard A. McNeil. Staff Officer.


Asst. Surg. Bernard. McNeill. Asst. Surgeon Davis Co. Plot M-9-25-M.

Pvt Patrick O'Brien Co B

Pvte Patrick O'Brien Co B Plot C-6-43

Col. Dennis O'Kane Staff Officer.

Col. Dennis O'Kane. Plot U-3-17-M. Born Learmount- Cumber parishes Co. Derry Ireland. Killed Gettysburg.

Lieut. Col. James O'Reilly Co. C.

Lieut. Col. James O'Reilley Co. C. Plot V-2-35-M. Brother to Private Philip O'Reilly Co. C. buried in the New Cathedral Cemetery.

Pvte.John Quigley Co. A

Pvte. John Quigley Co A,

Private Terance Riley Co. B.

Private Terance Riley Co. B. Plot J-4-41-M.

1st. Lieut. Edward Thompson Co. H.

1st. Lieut. Edward Thompson Co. H. Plot C-8-46-M.

Corp. John Walls Co. B.

Corp. John Walls Co. B Section Chaple Border Lot 20 Grave 2 South.
Born Kilkenny Ireland 1833 died Philadelphia Feb. 27th 1896.


Baker Michael Co. H.died1 13th June 1880 also wife Mary died April 1898 and daughter Annie died Jan 1898.
Boylen Michael Corp. Co. C Died 3rd April 1885
Bradley Dennis Co. K Plot J-9-51
Brennan D.C. Quarter Master F.A.S. Buried Section M Range 11 Lot 43, 2nd from west in 43.
Burke Thomas Pvte. Co. F. Plot L-8-45. No marker.
* Collins Michael Pvte. Co. E. Died in Philadelphia Oct 8th. 1875. Buried J-7-11.No marker.
Connolly Patrick Lieut. Co. D. Co. Tyrone.
Condon Patrick Sergt Co. Buried with daughter Ellen Sectin L Range 1 No.7. Wife Ann in F-8-30.
Costello James A. Co C. Born Ireland. Plot E-7-32 2nd from East Grave 3 adults.No marker.
Curtin John Co A, Section S Range 6 Grave 69.
Cunningham Robert J Co C. ex 71st Pa.
Dever James Pvte. Co. H. Section K Range 3 Grave 36 West Side. No marker.
Devlin John Joseph Capt. Co. E. Plot 0-2-17 West Side.No marker.
Donahue Owen Co. F? Section Range 10-Lot 50?
Downey Michael Co F Plot S-6-24. Also wife Bridget
Doyle Patrick J Corp. Co. A Plot Section J Range 4 Grave 6 West Margin.
Gallagher William Pvte. Co.C. Plot Section C Range 6 Lot 22.
Gorrell Charles Pvte. Co.B C-6-6 or C 8 6.
Gleason Frncis Co. K.
* Healy Joseph Co A. and wife Catherine.Plot G-9-43-44-East Margin.No marker. Brother to Patrick also in this cemetery. See below.
Henry or Hennery Robert Pvte. Co. F
Hughes or Hughs Robert S. Co. H. Died Oct. 26th. 1925
Lafferty Edward Pvte Co I. Plot K-1-41
Lane Jeremiah Co. G Plot S-3-67.
Logan Hugh Sergt. F&S Plot I-1-31/32.No marker.
Luby John Pvte Co K Died May 18th 1902. C-6-61. No marker
Mahoney Daniel Co E. Died July 1st 1868 (probably). Said to be in buried in unmarked grave.
Mulholland George Sergt. Co. F. Died Nov 19th 1863 B-7-57.Was originally M-6-44.
McCormick Emmanuel B Corp Co. E.Died Feb 20th 1882. Plot I 9 48 2nd from West.
McCullough John Co. I . Plot U-1-23
McGarrigle James Pvte Co. A Plot I.3.43 2 West new.
McGinley James Sergt Co. D Section 0 Range 8 Grave 7 or 9 2nd from West. No marker.
McGinley Patrick Plot A-5-58
McHugh John Capt. Co. F F-4-40 No marker.
McVey Henry Co H. Plot P-9-62. 2nd from west.
McKenna Michael Pvte. Co. C South border grave 121 Plot A-1-17??. No marker.Died Nov 12th 1867.
McNichol Daniel Corp Co. B Plot U-5-27
Norman Thomas P Capt. Co. A. Died April 15th 1872. Initially buried in this cemetery but in 1895 his body re-interred in Holy Cross Cemetery. Section 10 Range 5. Grave 38. 3. 6. Wife remains still in original grave in Old Cat. Cem. Plot location unknown.
Russell John Corp Co F. Died Dec 20th 1905
Shane or Shehan David P Co. H. Died 28.8.1864 Section O Range 6 No. 20 east.No marker.
Stokes Alexander (Patrick) Pvte. Co D. Section D. Possibly a Potters field area.
Welsh Michael Pvte Co. C Plot K-5-24 2nd from west.
Welsh William Pvte Co. I Plot P-4-51(11?)
White William C. Co. I. Plot section A Range 8 Lot 51-52 east margin in 51

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