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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Nevin

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 19, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on October 24, 1862, at Frederick, Md.

MSHWR says "Secondary 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."

References & 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

10/24/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2382]