|Enlistment Date:||23 August 1862|
|State Served:||New York|
|Date of Death:||21 Sept. 1862|
|Place of Death:||West Troy, NY|
|Cause of Death:||Accidental Drowning|
|Additional Remarks:Enlisted at the age of 21 to serve three years  He and his friend from Berne, Joseph B. Northrup, who had enlisted with him a week earlier both drowned in West Troy (now Watervliet), Albany Co.
Born in Ireland, Age 21, Single,Farmer, Gray eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5'6" tall.
|Sources Used: Heroes of Albany County; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
Additional Research Notes
Heroes of Albany
TIMOTHY McCARTY, enlisted in Company I, Sixty-first Regiment, September 15, 1862, and was drowned at West Troy, September 21, 1862. Buried in Bern.
Note: Joseph B. Northup, with whom he enlisted a week earlier, drowned with him.
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867