Col. Thomas C. Devin


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Col. Thomas C. Devin

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A half-body glass plate negative of Union Colonel
Thomas Casimer Devin in uniform

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Half-body glass plate negative of soldier in uniform

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Colonel Thomas Casimer Devin
(1822 - 1878)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 6th New York Cavalry
On the Campaign-He was in command of a detachment (8 companies) of his Regiment in the Ninth (IX) Corps Cavalry. They were at South Mountain on the 14th in support of Campbell's Battery, and crossed Antietam Creek early on the 16th to scout the Confederate line. They took artillery fire near the Lower Bridge on that mission. On the 17th they were stationed near and below the Bridge opposite the Confederate Cavalry at that end of the field.

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