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T.S.D. Welch

T.S.D. Welch

Federal (USV)


Thomas Sylvester Dominic Welch

(1843 - 1905)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery

Before Antietam

He came to the US when he was about 5 years old. On 18 April 1861 at age 18, from Manchester, NH, he enlisted as Private in Company C, First New Hampshire Infantry, and mustered out on 9 August. He enlisted again in the First New Hampshire Light Artillery, and mustered on 26 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 26 December 1863 and was wounded again, in action at Petersburg, VA on 27 August 1864. He mustered out in Concord, NH on 9 June 1865.

After the War

He lived in Columbus, OH.

References & notes

Service from Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, soure also of his picture, from a photograph in one of the digital collections of Holy Names University, Oakland, CA.


03/1843 in CANADA


1905; burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Columbus, OH


1   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 2, pg. 903  [AotW citation 20326]