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Pvt Thomas Atcheson
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Birth: 1838, Ireland
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Private, Company F, 7th US Cavalry. Killed during the Battle of the Little Big Horn, along with General Custer and most of the 7th Cavalry.

Born in County Antrim, Ireland, he enlisted into the US Army on 21 August 1866, at age 28, in Philadelphia, PA, listing his previous occupation as a soldier. He reenlisted on 21 August 1871 in Meridan, Mississippi by Captain George Yates, into the 7th Cavalry. He was 5 feet, 5 1/4 inches tall, had hazel eyes, dark hair, and a dark complexion. His unit was with General George A. Custer's Battalion, and he was killed on Last Stand Hill. Originally buried where they fell, the soldiers were reinterred in 1877 into a mass grave, now marked with the Battlefield Monument on Last Stand Hill.  
 
Burial:
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Buried in the mass grave
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Nov 17, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5966758
Pvt Thomas Atcheson
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
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- quebecoise
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012

- nancy murray
 Added: Nov. 16, 2009
Rest in Peace.
- Eamonn
 Added: Aug. 13, 2009
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