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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Thomas Jefferson Thrasher

(1836 - 1920)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Rockport, Arkansas on June 20, 1861, and was appointed First Sergeant the same day. He was promoted Second and First Lieutenant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted Captain and furloughed for ninety days to recruit and arrest deserters in Arkansas in February 1864. He was listed as absent without leave in Arkansas in June 1864 and dropped from the rolls on July 27, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave; his stone has his birth year as 1835. He married Mary Elizabeth Emerson in Hot Spring County, Arkansas on December 22, 1859. He was listed in Hot Spring County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer. He filed an Arkansas pension application #18743 from Hot Spring County on August 9, 1913.

Birth

06/19/1836 in MS

Death

01/31/1920 in AR; burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Malvern, AR

Notes

1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcof.html  [AotW citation 13853]