Samuel Thomas Crowley(? - 1866)
Home State: District Of Columbia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th United States Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Washington, DC, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Washington Zouaves, a three-month volunteer unit, in 1861. He was promoted First Lieutenant before the expiration of the Zouaves' term. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 4th US Infantry in February 1862. Present at Yorktown, Gaines Mill, Malvern Hill, Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted First Lieutenant in June 1863, and engaged at Gettysburg, PA in July 1863, where he was wounded. He was is action at the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, and Cold Harbor, where he was again wounded. Brevetted to Captain for War service.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Powell1. Details from his funeral announcement in The National Intelligencer for 16 March 1866 [extract online]. His photograph from one of unknown provenance posted by Phil Wayne on Findagrave.
|Birth State: DC |
Death Date: 03/10/1866 Death Place: Fort Niagra, NY Burial Place: Congressional Cemetery, Washingon, DC
1 Powell, William Henry, A History of the Organization and Movements of the Fourth Regiment of Infantry, United States Army, Washington, DC: McGill and Witherow, Printers and Stereotypers, 1871, pp. 88 - 202 [AotW citation 13659]
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