Thomas Simpson

Contributed by: Dunita Berta

Thomas Simpson, Jr., Private  - Onslow Co, NC   

Company H, 55th Regiment NCT

Born in Craven County and resided in Onslow County where he was by occupation
a farmer prior to enlisting in Onslow county at age 20, March 27, 1862.
Reported on wheat furlough in June, 1862.  Hospitalized at Petersburg, Virginia,
October 16, 1862, with remittent fever.  Returned to duty on November 20, 1862.
Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.  Confined at Fort Deleware,
Delaware, July 6, 1863.  Transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, October 20, 1863.
Paroled at Point Lookout on February 18, 1865.  Received at Boulware's Wharf,
James River, Virginia, February 21, 1865, for exchange.  Survived the war.

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