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Federal (USV)


Thomas Burke

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A shoemaker in Marblehead, he enlisted in Company H, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 20 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Returned to duty 10 December 1862. Mustered out on 28 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1841; Boston, MA


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 380 - 403  [AotW citation 14464]