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Federal (USV)


Thomas Mushgrove

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 77th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted on 1 October 1861 at Saratoga Springs for three years and mustered as Private, Company I, 77th New York Infantry on 20 November.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Hagerstown, MD on 19 (or 21) October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried in Hagerstown but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as Thomas Mush. His service from the Adjutant General,2 as Thomas Mushgrove. His gravesite is on Findagrave, with a relatively recent stone, as Thomas Musgrove.


c. 1843


10/19/1862; Hagerstown, 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 3966]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 557  [AotW citation 22502]