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Federal (USV)


Thomas Ard

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer in Harrodsburg, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in the right thigh, and captured in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was paroled at US Ford, VA on 15 May, and treated at hospitals at Acquia Creek, Va and Washington, DC. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps at Washington, DC on 1 September 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from Brown2 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Steve Russell's Roster.


c. 1841


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 116  [AotW citation 16163]

2   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 598  [AotW citation 18550]