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Federal (USV)


Thomas L. Given

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Sergeant in Company G, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves on 26 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 1 October 1862, place not given.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and Syphher.2 He's listed as killed outright at Antietam in a casualty list in the New York Times of 21 September 1862. His memorial is on Findagrave.




10/01/1862; burial in McConnellstown Cemetery, McConnellstown, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11582]

2   Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 617  [AotW citation 22732]