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Confederate (CSV)


Daniel I. Thomas

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Boteler's Ford near Shepherdstown, VA on 19 September (and/or at Sharpsburg on 17 September) 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA by 5 October and furloughed home for 60 days on 12 October, returning on 3 December 1862. He was wounded in head and captured at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863, and died of wounds in a US Army hospital there on 6 July 1863.

His widow Rutha filed for his final pay in December 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as D.H., D.J., and R.J. Thomas, and from Henderson,2 as D.I. Thomas.

He's probably the Daniel Thomas who was a 21 year old farm worker on the Powell place at Dawson, Terrell County, GA in 1860.


c. 1840


07/06/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28598]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28599]