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Federal (USV)


Thomas Hilton

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Mahanoy City, he enlisted at age 29 on 6 September 1861 in Company C, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry. Was promoted 8 November [1861?] to Corporal, but was only a Private at muster out.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Detailed as a Fifer on 17 March 1863, and mustered out with his Company on 21 October 1864.

References & notes

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


c. 1832


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry  [AotW citation 15337]