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Confederate (CSV)


Julius August Thompson

(1843 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Hampton (SC) Legion

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer on his father's farm at Paris Mountain near Greenville, he mustered as a Private in Company A of the Hampton Legion Infantry in 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was back on the family farm by 1870. He moved from Ponchatoula, LA to New Orleans in 1900. He was struck and killed by an electric street car there at age 67.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of details from his obituary in the New Orleans Times-Democrat of 13 October 1910.

He married Lucy Bell King (1857-1931) in about 1873 and they had 12 children.


06/23/1843; Greenville County, SC


10/12/1910; New Orleans, LA; burial in Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery #2 (Piety Street), New Orleans, LA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company A, WLI, Hampton Legion, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24098]