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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Thomas M. J. Tuck

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Holcombe (SC) Legion Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

From Spartanburg County, age 23, he enlisted as Private, Infantry Company C, Holcombe Legion on 7 December 1861. He was wounded at 2nd Manassas in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot and captured at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there of wounds on 30 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Mt Olivet burial list1, as F.M. Tuck. Hospital and wound details from the Patient List.2 Service and other details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in the US Census (1850, 1860), Tuck's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and the Roll 3 for Company C, as T.M. Tuck.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/30/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

Notes

1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5152]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #9.589  [AotW citation 21418]

3   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company C, Holcombe Legion  [AotW citation 22102]