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Federal (USV)


Thomas H. Piersall

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29 years. Enlisted September 30, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mastered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861; promoted Corporal, October 31, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted Sergeant, June 1, 1863; no further military record.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which also lists him as Pearsoll or Pearson. A series of his letters dated March 6 - October 17, 1862 are in the collection of the Military History Institute in Carlisle, PA.


c. 1832


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, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 264 - 293  [AotW citation 12473]