Thomas Smith(c. 1837 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 24 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company C, 82nd New York Infantry on 21 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded, probably mortally, at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He probably died of wounds, date not known. He was originally buried at Smoketown, MD and reinterred in the National Cemetery sometime during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, which says he mustered out on 21 May 1864.
Death Place: Smoketown, 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 4188]
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