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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas James

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 35, he enlisted on 10 July 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Bates2 and the Card File.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1825

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3680]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22852]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22853]