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Federal (USV)

Private

Thomas Pearson

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 years, he enlisted 3 May 1861 at New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company H on 4 May 1861 to serve two years.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 11 October 1862, age 23 years, 7 months, 5 days.

References & notes

Service data from the NY Adjutant General1. Further details from gravestone photographs kindly supplied by Frank Pastore.

Birth

03/06/1839

Death

10/11/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY