(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He mustered into service on 10 August 1861 in Company L, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry at age 19.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of his wounds in September 1862.
References & notes
Details of his service and death records published by the Horse Soldier Antiques, associated with a poetic memorial (for sale in 2017). Thanks to Jim Buchanan of Walking the West Woods fame for pointing us to Thompson. Note: Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers (1869) does not document the Companies of the 72nd Infantry after "K".