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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Sullivan

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 25 year old laborer in New Orleans when he enlisted on 7 June 1861 as a Private in Company C, 7th Louisiana Infantry at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was probably treated at a field hospital near Sharpsburg and then briefly at US Army General Hospital #5 in Frederick, MD from 15 to 16 October 1862. He was sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Fortress Monroe, VA, and exchanged on 10 November at Aiken's Landing, VA. He was absent, sick, at a hospital in Lexington, VA to April 1863 and returned to duty in May. He was detailed to the Reserve Ambulance Corps and other duty from July 1863 to at least 31 August 1864. He was captured at Waynesboro, VA on 2 March 1865 and held at Fort Delaware; date of release not given.

References & notes

Service information from Booth.1 Frederick hospital detail from the Patient List.2


c. 1836 in IRELAND


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, Part 2, pg. 742  [AotW citation 22313]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.110  [AotW citation 22314]