Thomas Hall diary  1862-1863
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Biography

Hall, Thomas

Rank : Sgt.

Regiment : 110th New York Infantry Regiment. Company D. (1862-1865)

Service : 1862 August 10-1863 August 25

On August 10, 1862, Thomas Hall of Schroeppel, Oswego County, New York, enlisted in Company D, 110th New York Infantry Regiment. He was 30 years old and mustered in as a private, but was soon promoted to sergeant (August 19, 1862) and 1st sergeant (October 1, 1862). His regiment served in Virginia and Maryland then moved to Louisiana in December 1862, where they participated in the Siege of Port Hudson. Hall died of heatstroke and disease at Arsenal Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 25, 1863.