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T.Y. Bennett
T.Y. Bennett

Federal (USV)


Thomas Y. Bennett

(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry


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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other 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.

Place of Birth: Nantucket, MA    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


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

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