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Federal (USV)


Thomas L. Stafford

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

From Philadelphia, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 17 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as deserting from his Company while in line of battle at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps and was discharged for disability on 20 March 1863.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ward.1 He is likely the Thomas L Stafford (1840-1904) buried in North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia.


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 308  [AotW citation 21564]