Thomas A. RouseHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Corporal in Company D on 18 May 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant on 22 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort McHenry, until paroled and transferred to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 November 1862, where he was exchanged on the 10th. He transferred to Company I, 9th Regiment North Carolina State Troops (1st Cavalry) on 25 February 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9873]
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