site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Thomas A. Collins

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A coppersmith in Roxbury, he enlisted as Corporal in Company I, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 19 on 22 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted to Sergeant on 9 October 1862. Discharged for wounds on 24 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1842; Cork, IRELAND


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 406 - 419  [AotW citation 14471]