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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Schully

(c. 1823 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, from Jackson, MI, he enlisted 8 August 1862 in Jackson and mustered as Private, Company G, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital near Sharpsburg, but died there on 17 December 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Thomas Schulley. Service from the Record of Service.2 Hospital and death details from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his name is spelled Thomas Scully on his headstone.

Birth

c. 1823

Death

12/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4139]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 91  [AotW citation 20226]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 379  [AotW citation 20227]