Home State: Louisiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Louisiana Infantry
From New Orleans, he enlisted as Corporal, Company B, 8th Louisiana Infantry on 23 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Sergeant on 27 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He returned to his Company and was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 30 October 1862. He was captured at Strasburg, VA on 19 October 1864 and sent from Harpers Ferry to Fort Delaware on 27 October. On 11 July 1865 he took the oath of allegiance and was released.
References & notes
Service from Booth,1 who has him as Thomas W. Walthall. Alternate names from Wayne Cosby (from the CSRs) and the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database include H. Thomas Walthall, Henry T. Walthall, Thomas H. Walthall, H.T. Walthall, and H.P. Walthall.