Thomas James Hadley(1841 - 1871)
Home State: Arkansas
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Hamburg, Arkansas on May 20, 1861 and was appointed Second Sergeant the same day. He transferred to Company L and was appointed First Sergeant on October 10, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was promoted Second Lieutenant on September 17, 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He transferred to Company A and was promoted First Lieutenant on September 25, 1862. He was wounded in the right arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1863. He was promoted Captain on July 14, 1864 and severely wounded in the head in the Petersburg trenches two days later, on July 16, 1864. He was captured in hospital at Richmond, Virginia on April 3, 1865 and paroled at Richmond, Virginia on May 30, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Howerton1. His picture from one of unknown provenance posted online by David H. Jones on the Petersburg Breakthough site. Hadley was listed in Ashley County in the 1860 US Census; occupation farmer.
|Birth Date: 05/13/1841 Birth State: TN |
Death Date: 09/05/1871 Death Place: AR Burial Place: Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley county, AR
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/3rdcok.html [AotW citation 13898]
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