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J.J. Thomas
J.J. Thomas

Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John J. Thomas

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

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In the Antietam Campaign:
He was Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant.

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, Company B on 22 October 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Donaldson1, and his photo from Smith2.






Notes

1   Donaldson, Francis Adams, and J. Gregory Acken, editor, Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson, Mechanicsburg (PA): Stackpole Books, 1998, pp. 115 - 142  [AotW citation 2193]

2   Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pg. 56  [AotW citation 2383]



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