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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Silas J. Thacker

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Morris' Louisa (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He had service in the 74th Virginia Militia, then, age 30, he mustered as Private, Louisa Light Artillery on 31 March 1862 at Fredericksburg.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Robert H. Moore's Miscellaneous Disbanded Virginia Light Artillery (roster, 1997) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1832

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 19032]