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Federal (USV)


Evan W. Thomas

(1829 - 1898)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Enrolled as First Lieutenant in Company I, 5th Maryland Infantry on 23 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability 30 October 1863.

After the War

He was living at 3316 Walnut Street, Philadelphia at the time of his death of tuberculosis at age 69.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave, along with details from his death certificate. Son of Thomas Snowden Thomas (1796-1857) and Ann Sewell (1799-1882).


09/13/1829; North East, MD


10/11/1898; Philadelphia, PA; burial in Saint James of Kingsessing Churchyard, Philadelphia, PA


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, Vol. 1, pp. 214 - 220  [AotW citation 14381]