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Federal (USV)


Thomas Manchester

(? - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Tiverton, he enlisted in Company F, 4th Rhode Island Infantry on 17 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease on 23 November 1862 at Knoxville, MD, was buried at Smoketown, MD.

After the War

He was reinterred at the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with details from Dyer2.


11/23/1862; Knoxville, 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 3839]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pg. 291  [AotW citation 14005]