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Federal (USV)


Thomas Bird

(1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 88th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20 years. Enlisted, September 12, 1861, at New York City, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, September 16, 1861

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability, November 28, 1862, at Emory Hospital, Washington, D. C.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing the NY regimental information in his excellent database.




1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905  [AotW citation 10776]