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Federal (USV)


Thomas C. Lonsdale

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private, Company C, 14th Indiana Infantry on 30 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was probably treated at a field hospital near the battlefield, and then admitted to the US Army hospital at the City Hotel in Frederick, MD on 28 September. He died there a month later on 28 October and was buried nearby. He was reinterred in grave #3433 in the new National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History, 1 which has him as T. C. Lansdale. Service from the Adjutant General2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


10/28/1862; Frederick, 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 3763]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869  [AotW citation 20583]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #482  [AotW citation 20584]