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Federal (USV)

Private

George F. Thompson

(c. 1839 - 1908)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wilmot, he enlisted at age 22 in Company A, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 26 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He transferred to the 2nd Battalion, US Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 April 1864, and was discharged at Fortress Monroe, VA at the end of his term of service on 11 October 1864.

After the War

He was living in Concord in 1893, and was listed as a widower and laborer when he died there in 1908.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. His death information from the Annual Report of the Receipts and Expenditures of the City of Concord (1909).

Birth

c. 1839; Wilmot, NH

Death

03/26/1908 Concord, NH

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 165 - 186  [AotW citation 13467]