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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas L. Lytal

(c. 1823 - 1889)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Giving his age as 35, he enlisted on 6 May 1861 and mustered on 21 May 1861 as a Private in Company K, 19th Mississippi Infantry at Baldwyn, Itawamba County, MS.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was paid at Richmond, VA on 23 October 1862 and was furloughed home, but never rejoined his Company. He was paroled at Meridian, MS on 14 May 1865.

After the War

In 1870 he was in Baldwyn, (by then) Lee County, MS. In 1880 he was a farmer in Itawamba County.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3, also as Thomas L. Lytle and Lytale. His Sharpsburg wound also on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862, as F.L. Little. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870 and 1880.

He married Nancy Jane McWhorter (1845-) in April 1866 and they had 8 children.


c. 1823 in NC


1889; Lee County, MS


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 29817]