site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)


Thomas J. Saunders

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A single 21 year old farmer, he enlisted 1 March 1862 in Ripley as Private, Company B, 2nd Mississippi Infantry. He transferred to Company F on 30 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was furloughed for 30 days on 11 October 1862 and returned to duty. He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. Additional details from the Buseys.1


c. 1840


07/01/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 652  [AotW citation 21735]