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Federal (USV)


Thomas Kehoe

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old laborer in Williamsport, he enlisted there on 1 December 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 25 January 1862 in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 29 September 1862 at the field hospital at Smoketown near Sharpsburg, MD.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial near the battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Card File.2 Hospital detail from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1842


09/29/1862; 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 3710]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23732]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 269  [AotW citation 23733]