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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas W. Harper

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Volusia County, he mustered as Private in Company H, 2nd Florida Infantry on 13 July 1861. He was wounded in action at Gaines' Farm, VA on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action and was captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 9 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from the Mt Olivet burial list1, with service dates from the State of Florida.2 Details from Hartman & Coles' Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (1995, via the Historical Data Systems database)




10/09/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5090]

2   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 92  [AotW citation 15445]