Thomas W. CartwrightHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 40 at enrollment, he mustered in as first lieutenant and adjutant on September 16, 1861. Transferred as first lieutenant to Company G on February 2, 1862. Mustered in as Captain, Company D, on September 10, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action - slightly, knee - on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission in 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1, citing also Conyngham2. He's listed with Company G on the casualty list.
|Place of Birth: Kings County, NY |
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 2390]
2 Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, Pg. 574 [AotW citation 2419]
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