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Federal (USV)


Thomas Riley

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 22 year old sawyer in Clinton County, he enlisted in Clearfield County on 10 May 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company K, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bucktails 1 and the Card File.2


c. 1839


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   Thomson, O. R. Howard, and William H. Rauch, History of the "Bucktails", Kane Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps (13th Pennsylvania Reserves, 42nd of the Line), Philadelphia: Electric Printing Co., 1906, pg. 435  [AotW citation 22990]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22991]