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Federal (USV)


Thomas Callahan

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company G, 69th New York Infantry on 7 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant to date from 20 September 1862. He was discharged on 12 June 1863 near Falmouth, VA on consolidation of the regiment. He enlisted again, in Company B, 22nd New York Cavalry for three years in New York City, and mustered on 14 December 1864. He was appointed Corporal on 1 March 1865 and mustered out with his Company on 1 August 1865 at Winchester, VA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service details from the Roster.2


c. 1839


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 152  [AotW citation 17066]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1894, Vol. V, pg. 507; For 1901, Ser. 28, p. 43  [AotW citation 17967]