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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Clinton Faith

(1836 - 1883)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 1 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was present with his Company when his brother Robert was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company H, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864 in Atlanta and mustered out with them on 6 June 1865.

After the War

He returned to Indiana then spent some time homesteading in Kansas, but soon went back to Indiana and lived in Enora.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/26/1836; Harrison County, IN

Death

04/21/1883 Elnora, IN; burial in Old Elnora Cemetery, Elnora, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 620  [AotW citation 18794]