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Thomas Cass
Birth: 1821
Death: Jul. 12, 1862

Civil War Union Army Officer. A native of County Queens, Ireland, he was commissioned Colonel and commander of the 9th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry on June 11, 1861, overseeing the regiments training and initial Union Army deployment. He led the unit in the Spring 1862 Peninsular Campaign, participating in the Siege of Yorktown, the Battle of Hanover, and the Seven Day’s Battles. In the July 1, 1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia, he was shot in the face during the Union repulse of the attacking Confederates. He lingered on for 12 days, dying of the wounds shortly after returning to his Boston home. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Adeline Louisa Richardson Tobin (____ - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Adeline Louisa Cass Walsh (____ - 1877)*
  Catherine Louisa Cass Craib (1851 - 1924)*
  Charles Franklin Cass (1856 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Chestnut Avenue, Lot 1049
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Mar 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6274697
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- Roses♥~
 Added: Jul. 21, 2015
Rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant stand in defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it.
- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 12, 2015
Merry Christmas!
- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
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