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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas D. Savage

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 19 year old clerk in New Orleans when he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th Louisiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured, probably mortally wounded, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He died in a warehouse and was originally buried "East of J. C. Grove's warehouse, on hill near a new house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as L.D. Savage. Service details from Booth2.


c. 1842 in ENGLAND


Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4948]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, Part 1, pg. 458  [AotW citation 13101]