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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Hunt

(1840 - 1915)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old blacksmith in Jackson County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864 and mustered out in Madison, IN on 13 September 1864.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His presence at Antietam from Jones.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/02/1840

Death

09/30/1915 Washington, IN; burial in Maysville Cemetery, Washington, 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. 612  [AotW citation 18830]

2   Jones, Wilbur D., Jr., Giants in the Cornfield: the 27th Indiana Infantry, Shippenburg (Pa.): White Mane Publishers, 1997, pg. 16  [AotW citation 18831]