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Federal (USV)


Thomas McLoughlin

(? - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered in as private, Company K, on October 9, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, severely, arm, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company B on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on March 29, 1864. Wounded in action on June 16, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. He died of his wounds on July 7, 1864, at Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Information from his service record:
Age 18 in 1861. Born in Cavan, or Gavan, Ireland Occupation laborer. Enlistment by Captain Branigan. Height 5 ft., 7 Ω in. Complexion: fair, eyes: blue, hair: brown. He was in a hospital at Harrisonburg, Pa., after being wounded at Antietam. Absent November, December, 1862, January, February, March, April, 1863. Transferred to Company B on July 12, 1863, but still absent in July. Absent to November, 1863, and possibly longer. Hospital Muster Roll, U. S. A. Hospital, Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, Pa., to October 31, 1862. Last paid July 31, 1862. Hospital Muster Roll of Cotton Factory U. S. A. General Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa. He was sent there on December 15, 1862. On roll for November 7, 1862, March 1, 1863. Paid in hospital, Harrisburg, Pa., on March 13, 1863, by Major Lyon, to include February 23, 1863. on Hospital Muster Roll, U. S. A. General Hospital, York, Pa., for March, April, May, and June, 1863. paid by Binney in May to include April 30, 1863. Hospital Muster Roll, July and August. November 29, 1863 ñ "Left Camp Tyler without permission, was arrested this morning." On Hospital Muster Roll of Newton University U. S. A. Gen. Hosp., Baltimore, Md., for November and December, 1863, due $100. Last paid by Lyon to October 31. Mustered out on March 29, 1864, discharged by virtue of re-enlistment as a Veteran Volunteer. Due #100 bounty for two years service. His name appears on a roll at Stephensburg, Va., March, 1864. March, absent, sick. April, absent with leave. Lived at Albany, New York. A casualty sheet for Sharpsburg shows him wounded in action, slightly, hand (arm). Absent, wounded, since June 16, 1864.

Thomas McLoughlin is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, in Section: 13 Grave Number 5364.


Date not known; County Cavan, IRELAND


07/04/1864; Washington, DC; burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2465]