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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Finson Senn

(1845 - 1908)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, he enlisted as Private, Company D, 13th South Carolina Infantry on 26 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond by 27 October when he was furloughed home for 30 days to recover. He was back with his Company by March 1863 and served until surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

By 1870 he was working on a farm in Laurens, SC and he had his own place from 1880 to at least 1900.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records with his wound from the casualty list for the 13th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1870-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has him as Thomas Fenton Senn.

He married Emily Catherine McDowell (1848-1931) in February 1866 and they had 7 children.


07/10/1845; Newberry Distrrict, SC


05/10/1908; Laurens, SC; burial in Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Laurens, SC