Thomas B. Finch(1822 - 1865)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at Rochester at age 40 and mustered in as Corporal, Company C, 108th New York Infantry on 28 July 1862. He was promoted Sergeant on 15 September 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to First Sergeant 1 March 1863. Captured 25 August 1864 at Ream's Station, VA. Died a prisoner on 27 February 1865 in Richmond, VA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
Death Date: 02/27/1865 Death Place: Richmond, VA
1 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 34 (for the year 1903) [AotW citation 9074]
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