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Federal (USV)


David Thomas

(c. 1840 - 1909)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Pottsville, he enlisted at age 21 on 7 September 1861 in Company C, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in 1863.

After the War

He died an invalid on 12 August 1909.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Details from Company C Roster information online transcribed online by Stu Richards at Schuylkill County Military History.


c. 1840


08/12/1909; burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Pottsville, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry  [AotW citation 15330]