Thomas HughesHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 23 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company E, on September 24, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded in action, slightly, shoulder, on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on January 29, 1864. He deserted on expiration of furlough, on March 29, 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2350]
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