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Federal (USV)


Thomas L. Matthews

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Entered the service as First Sergeant Company F, 2nd Maryland Infantry; promoted Second Lieutenant Company A, June 14, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted First Lieutenant and Adjutant of the Regiment on 10 March 1863. He was taken prisoner in action on 30 September 1864 at Poplar Springs Church, VA. He was exchanged on 10 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1.


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, pp. 73 - 76  [AotW citation 12962]