John J. ThomasHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry
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.
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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