Thomas Atkinson MartinHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th United States Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Pennsylvania, he was commissioned 2nd, then First Lieutenant, Company C, 4th US Infantry on 5 August 1861. He served at Gaines Mill, Malvern Hill, and Manassas, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was with his Company at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and commanded Company H at Gettysburg in July 1863. He was promoted to Captain on 14 July 1863. He was wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA, and was dismissed from the service on 25 August 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Heitman1. Details fromm William H. Powell's A History of the Organization and Movements of the Fourth Regiment of Infantry (1871). His photograph from one offered for sale on eBay in January 2015.
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