Age: 26, credited to Bennington, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/8/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, dis/wds, 3/26/63
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Birth: abt 1835, Ireland
Burial: May be buried in ..., , NY
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Margaret
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Died in Cohoes, NY
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CASE. - Private Thomas Morrissey, Co. A, 2d Vermont Volunteers, aged 26 years, was admitted to Lincoln Hospital, Washington, April, 1863, under the charge of Surgeon H. Bryant, U. S. Volunteers, on account of a contusion of the head. Symptoms of arachnitis were manifested; but the patient recovered partially, was transferred to a convalescent camp near Alexandria, on March 10th. He was discharged from service on March 20th, 1863. His mental faculties were much impaired. His disability was rated at two-thirds. Surgeon S. B. Hunt, U.S.V., records the case.
Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 53.
Thomas Morrissey, who left here for Cohoes about 25 years ago, died in that city Wednesday. During the Civil War he was a member of Company A., Second Vermont regiment. He was 75 years of age.
Source: Bennington Evening Banner, July 10, 1913
Courtesy of Deanna French.