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T.Y. Bennett

T.Y. Bennett

Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Y. Bennett

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A sailor from Nantucket, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 23 on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. His picture here from a photograph posted on Findagrave by JFJN; possibly from a tintype in the collection (RG98s-Civil War Photos 88.52) of the US Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.

Birth

c. 1838; Nantucket, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14417]