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Pvt Thomas E. Hamilton

Pvt Thomas E. Hamilton

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Death 3 Sep 1864 (aged 33)
Burial Elkridge, Howard County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 60895428 · View Source
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KILLED IN ACTION CIVIL WAR
CO A, 1ST MARYLAND (UNION)

DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED ON 05-19-1864 @ HARRIS FARM VIRGINIA NEAR SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE.

Mustered in May 10, 1861. Was taken prisoner of war at Front Royal, Virginia on May 23, 1862 and escaped.

The battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse was fought May 8-21, 1864 in the Rapidan-Rappahannock River area of central Virginia. The most intense fighting occurred on May 12, 1864 in a 23 hour battle which also included vigorous hand to hand fighting.


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  • Created by: Jdrhook
  • Added: 30 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60895428
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Thomas E. Hamilton (5 Mar 1831–3 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60895428, citing Melville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Elkridge, Howard County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Jdrhook (contributor 47204610) .