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Federal (USV)


Thomas Crawford

(c. 1818 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Detroit, he enlisted in Company I, Eighth Michigan Infantry on 26 August 1862 at Detroit for 3 years, at age 25. He was appointed Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital where his leg was amputated. He was in a US Army hospital in Fredrick, MD from 3 January to 5 February 1863, when he was discharged for disability.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List. 2


c. 1818


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 8, pg. 35  [AotW citation 21246]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.236  [AotW citation 21247]