James W. Thompson(c. 1844 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old farmer from Harpersville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 23 March 1862 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg in 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: AL |
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15620]
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