Thomas H. Prescott, Civil War Soldier


Thomas H. Prescott
Born in West Boylston, Mass._Son of David D. Prescott,_by occupation a Farmer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 28 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Detailed as Wagoner of the company._In the Goldsboro expedition he had charge of an ambulance on the hospital corps. On the return he was assigned to special duty as assistant in the Post Quartermaster’s department at Newbern. For this reason, did not accompany the regiment to Plymouth, or on the Gum Swamp expedition.
On arriving at Baltimore Md. He resumed his former duties as Wagoner, and served through the Maryland campaign.
Returned with the company to Chicopee, July 21st.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Thomas H. Prescott, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 17, 2018,