Thomas Hughes(c. 1823 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 38 on 10 August 1861 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company A on 16 August.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds on 9 October 1862 in Frederick, MD. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him in Company I. Service data from State of New York2.
Death Date: 10/09/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3664]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900), pg. 487 [AotW citation 8610]
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