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Federal (USV)


Thomas Egan

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 5 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right side of his chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Philadelphia, PA. He was discharged for disability on 1 April 1863 at the Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital detail from Nelson.2


c. 1830


1   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 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 105  [AotW citation 18098]

2   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. 200  [AotW citation 18099]