Warren ThompsonHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 29, a machinist in Stoughton when commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in June 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant on 24 June 1862. He was in Company I.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 15 September 1862 at Harpers Ferry and paroled the same day.
The remainder of the War:
Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Gave "an illegal parole and went home" and was declared a deserter. Returned and mustered out in May 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 59 - 61 [AotW citation 6865]
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