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Thomas Fitzgerald, Civil War Soldier

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Title

Thomas Fitzgerald, Civil War Soldier

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Thomas Fitzgerald
Born in Ireland_Son of Edward Fitzgerald_By occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 21 years, on 29 Nov., 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 13th reg. Maine Infantry Volunteers_Mustered same date_Assigned to Company ā€œGā€_Rank Private with no subsequent changes_
He served with his Reg. at Winchester and {Martonsburgh}, Va. For about six (6) months. On provost and picket duty April 14, 1865, was ordered with his Reg to Washington, where he did picket duty for about one month. Thence was sent ot Savannah, Ga., where remained for three months on provost duty.
He was on detached duty with Signal Corps as guard for two months while at Winchester. During this period was stationed at Round Top Signal Station.
While in service he was never wounded, was never sick or furloughed.
Discharged and mustered out at Portland, Me., 29 Aug., 1865

Source

Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Type

Text

Identifier

SR-410.1

Coverage

Chicopee (Mass.)

Files

SR-410.1.jpg

Citation

“Thomas Fitzgerald, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 10, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2466.