Thomas Nevin(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 18 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds on October 24, 1862, at Frederick, Md.
MSHWR says ìSecondary amputation in the middle third of the left femur for shot fracture, by Surgeon H. S. Hewit, U. S. V., on October 24 (joint eroded). He died on October 24, 1862, shock. Specimen 489, Army Medical Museum.î
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1. His name appears in a Roll of Honor for Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md., Area O, southern corner of cemetery. Thomas Nevin is buried in Antietam National Cemetery, in Section: New York Grave Number 241
Death Date: 10/24/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
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 2382]
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