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Federal (USV)


Thomas B. Finch

(1822 - 1865)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at Rochester at age 40 and mustered in as Corporal, Company C, 108th New York Infantry on 28 July 1862. He was promoted Sergeant on 15 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to First Sergeant 1 March 1863. Captured 25 August 1864 at Ream's Station, VA. Died a prisoner on 27 February 1865 in Richmond, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.




02/27/1865; Richmond, VA


1   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, Issue 34 (for the year 1903)  [AotW citation 9074]