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Federal (USV)


Thomas J. Chapman

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted 7 December 1861 in Medina to serve 18 months and mustered as Private, Company D, 28th New York Infantry on 10 December.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in a hospital at the corner of South and Twenty-fourth Streets in Philadelphia, PA on 4 October 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2


10/04/1862; Philadelphia, PA


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. 159  [AotW citation 17317]

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 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 308  [AotW citation 22450]