Patrick Durgan was a resident of Mansfield on February 3, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. L of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery. He reenlisted as a Veteran on February 9, 1864 and was mustered out September 25, 1865, Washington, DC.
He was not living in Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census. Patrick Durgan married Mary _______. He moved to Massachusetts at some point after the Civil War.
On May 9, 1895, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 1,166,968. His widow applied for a pension on September 1, 1899. The pension applications of Patrick and his widow were both filed from Massachusetts.
Patrick Durgan died between May 9, 1895 and September 1, 1899, probably in Massachusetts. His burial place is not known.