Means, Thomas B.

Died May 19, 1888, No obituary found (no Oregon City newspapers available for this year)


MILITARY:

Name: Thomas Means
Residence: Kansas
Enlistment Date: 6 Aug 1863
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Kansas
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Kansas 14th Cavalry Regiment on 26 Aug 1863. Mustered out on 25 Jun 1865.
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas

Pension Record: Thomas Means
Louise Means, Widow
14 Kans Cav.
Unknown Mo. S. Mil
1887 Apr 15, Invalid, Application No. 606398
1890 July 25, Widow, Application No. 457790

Name: Thomas Means
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Missouri
Regiment: 2nd Battalion Cavalry, Missouri State Militia
Company: E
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private

Co E, 2nd Battalion Cavalry, Missouri State Militia: Means, Thomas; Private, Enlisted July 15, 1862, Independence, Mo.; Mustered in July 24, 1862, Independence, Mo.; Mustered out March 16, 1863.

Muster Roll, Co F, 14th Kansas Cavalry: Means, Thomas; Private; age 21, 5′ 6”; brown hair; blue eyes; dark complexion; single; Prior service, Co B, 2nd Battery; Nativity Arkansas, Place of residence Rockville, Kans; Enlisted August 6, 1863; Mustered into service August 26, 1863, Ft. Scott, Ks.

Muster Out Roll, June 25, 1865, Co F, 14th Kansas Cavalry: Means, Thomas; Private, Age 21; Last paid June 30, 1864 – Place of discharge to home $260; Subsistence $26.40, Bounty paid $27 75, Value of equipment $21 78; Private from enrollment; Deserted December 19, 1864; Joined January 15, 1865; Restored to duty January 25, 1865 per Special Order No. 20, Fort Smith, Ark. without a trial with loss of pay and allowance for all unauthorized absence being 27 days. Stop pay for 1 Spencer Carbine & accout., 1 Pistol & accout.; 1 Sabre belt & plate; 1 sling & swivel $21.78.

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