David Thompson(c. 1842 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 19 in Company G, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 18 June 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the shoulder in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded in action on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA. He was promoted to Corporal on 15 November 1864, and paroled on 16 May 1865 in Greensboro, NC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Service detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database and the Roster2.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9980]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10052]
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