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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Burns

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Chambersburg, PA. He was wounded again, in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and discharged for disability on 6 June 1863 at Point Lookout, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service from Ayling.

Birth

c. 1839 in IRELAND

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 149  [AotW citation 17011]