Thomas J. Burgess, Certificate of Exemption, Belfast, 1863
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Thomas J. Burgess was thirty years old when, on August 11, 1863, he was notified that he had been drafted. Following his physical examination on August 14, he was found to be unfit for duty and exempted due to an injured trochanter major (bad hip).
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