(c. 1833 - ?)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
An unmarried 28 year old laborer in Mobile, he enlisted there as Private, Company E, 8th Alabama Infantry on 6 May 1861.
On the Campaign
At Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862
Sergeant J. P. Harris, bearing the flag, was soon wounded. Corporal [sic] Thomas Ryan of Company E immediately took the colors and was shortly afterwards mortally wounded.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds, place and date not given.
c. 1833 in IRELAND
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=176422 [AotW citation 25745]
2 Herbert, Hilary Abner, and Maurice S. Fortin, editor, History of the Eighth Alabama Volunteer Regiment, C.S.A, The Alabama Historical Quarterly, 1977-00-00, pp. 78, 81, 237 [AotW citation 26034]