Bronze badge of Thomas Hinton of the 65th NY Infantry (1st US Chasseurs). The rim of the medal in deeply embossed with his name, company, and regiment. The regiment arrived on the field at 2 p.m. July 2. At daylight of the 3. moved from base of Little Round Top to Culp’s Hill. Held this position till 3 p.m. then moved to left.
Thomas Hinton - 26 years old. Enlisted on 12/1/1862 at New York City, NY as a Private. On 12/1/1862 he mustered into "C" Co. NY 65th Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 7/17/1865 at Hall's Hill, VA. He was Wounded 11/30/1863 Mine Run, VA.
65th N.Y. Infantry
Gettysburg Monument Text
(1st U.S. Chasseurs)
1st Brig. 3rd Div. 6th Corps
From the rear:
Arrived on the field at 2 p.m. July 2. At daylight of the 3. moved from base of Little Round Top to Culp’s Hill. Held this position till 3 p.m. then moved to left center.
From the left side:
Organized June 11, 1861
Reenlisted Nov. 1863
Finally mustered out July 17, 1865
From the right side:
Participated with 4. & 6. Corps in every battle of the Army of the Potomac
Comes housed in a 6 x 8 inch display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: GET 369 / SOLD