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Federal (USV)


William N. Thomas

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Dodgeville, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 6 May 1861, and was appointed Corporal.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA. He mustered out at the expiration of his term on 14 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 436 - 437  [AotW citation 15841]