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Confederate (CSV)


James W. Thompson

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.


c. 1844 in AL


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15620]