(c. 1821 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Age 40 at enrollment, he mustered in as first lieutenant and adjutant on September 16, 1861. Transferred as First Lieutenant to Company G on 2 February 1862.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in the knee in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He mustered as Captain, Company D on 11 October 1862 to date from 17 September, but resigned his commission and was discharged 10 February 1863. His son Thomas, Jr. - Captain, 5th New York Infantry - had died at age 20 on 26 December 1862 of wounds received at Gaines Mill, VA on 25 June 1862.
References & notes
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c. 1821; Kings County, NY
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 2390]
2 Conyngham, David Power, The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns, New York: William McSorley & Co., 1867, Pg. 574 [AotW citation 2419]