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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Casey

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 27 year old laborer in New Orleans when he enlisted in Company D, 7th Louisiana Infantry on June 7th, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was wounded on 21 July 1861 (First Manassas) and sent to a hospital in Charlottesville, VA. He was captured in action at Woodstock, VA on 2 June 1862. He was imprisoned at Fort Delaware, and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 5 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg and had an arm amputated. He was left behind and captured on 18 September.

The rest of the War

He was admitted Oct. 21st, 1862, to No. 5, US Army General Hospital, Frederick, MD. Received at Fort McHenry, MD Oct. 25th, 1862. He was paroled and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA Oct. 30th, 1862. Declared exchanged there on Nov. 10th, 1862. He was absent, wounded, in Richmond, VA to February 1862. He was detailed in the Louisiana Hospital at Richmond, VA until retired in July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1.


c. 1834 in IRELAND


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 283  [AotW citation 13204]