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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas James Hardy

(1842 - 1865)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18, he mustered as Private, Company A, 3rd Virginia Cavalry on 14 May 1861 in Boydton, VA. He was detailed as courier to Lieutenant Colonel Goode in January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg by a piece of artillery shell, and his horse was killed.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant in July 1863. He died on 3 July 1865, place and cause not given.

References & notes

Service from the 3rd Virginia Cavalry 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.






1   Nanzig, Thomas P., 3rd Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1989  [AotW citation 19582]