(1838 - ?)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Born in England, he accompanied his family to Philadelphia on 30 August 1852. In 1854 sailed as crew aboard the Vanguard to Liverpool. He remained in England visiting family for about a year, then returned to Philadelphia. He enlisted and mustered into service in Company G, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on January 20, 1863.
References & notes
Basic information from Bates1, who lists him as William Tompkinson. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database. Further life and military details from Newton Powers Tomkinson's Genealogical Memoirs of Various Families of Tomkinson (1904).
03/28/1838; Pendleton, Lancashire, ENGLAND