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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Dillon

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He had come to America at age 3 in 1832, among the first Irish settlers in Brookline, MA. A teamster from Brookline, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 24 in July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

12/12/1829; County Armagh, IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, MA

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 301 - 320  [AotW citation 14414]