Thomas Kennedy, Civil War Soldier


Thomas Kennedy
Born in {Milleneague}, Mass._Son of John Kennedy,_By occupation a Moulder,_Married_At the age of 22 years, on 14 Octo. 1864, in N.Y. City, enlisted for one year in the 6th reg. New York Heavy Artillery Vol’s_Mustered same dates_Assigned to Company “M”_Rank Private with no subsequent changes. Company “M” was consolidated with Co. “C” June 22, 1865.
Kennedy fought with his Reg. in skirmishes on 22d + 23d Febr’y, 1865; afterwards at Bermuda Hundred, April 1st, From 4 April to 24 May on garrison duty in Petersburg. Thence was sent to {Lunenburgh} Ct. whence returned to Petersburgh where remained till ordered North.
Was mustered out and discharged in Washington 24 August, 1865, after which returned to Chicopee.


ca. 1861-1865


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