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Federal (USV)


Thomas Woods

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company I, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 24 August 1861. He was wounded in action at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was reported as a deserter on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1 and Ward.2 A casualty list in the Philadelphia Inquirer, of 29 September 1862 lists him as missing in action at Antietam.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10869]

2   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 365  [AotW citation 21535]