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Federal (USV)


William Thompson

(c. 1831 - 1893)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 31 year old school teacher in Preble County, OH, he mustered as Private, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 8 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Line Farm hospital at Sharpsburg, then sent to Fredrick on 26 September. He was in US Army General Hospital #4 and Camp B in Frederick, MD to 11 March 1864 when he was transferred to McKim's Mansion Hospital in Baltimore. He was discharged there for wounds on 10 April 1863.

References & notes

Service from Steven Russell's Roster research and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital detail from the Patient List.1


c. 1831


05/06/1893; burial in Huron, IN


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #482, 1.334  [AotW citation 18797]