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Federal (USV)


Thomas Henderson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Independent Battery C

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Thompson's Battery, Pennsylvania Artillery on 13 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds on 28 November 1862. He was later buried in the National Cemetery, sec. 26, lot B, grave 210.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from Bates2.


11/28/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3632]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10715]