Augustus C. Thompson(1828 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In the 1850 US Census he was a clerk (possibly for his merchant father) in Jackson County, GA. In 1860 he was an Ordinary (probably Inn or Tavern keeper) there. He was commissioned Captain, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry 20 July 1861 on its original organization.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Resigned 1 August 1863, which was accepted 9 September 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. His photograph from an ambrotype in the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).
|Birth State: GA |
Burial Place: FL
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12158]
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