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Federal (USV)


Thomas Humphrey

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

A 24 year old plasterer, he mustered into service as Private, Company K, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 3 October 1861. He was captured at Mechanicsville, VA on 26 June 1862 and probably exchanged in August to return to duty.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 20 April 1863.

References & notes

His service from Bucktails 1 and the Card File.2


c. 1837


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. 433  [AotW citation 22997]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 22998]