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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander Thompson

(? - c. 1901)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in the 5th Mississippi Infantry, date not given. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company B, 26th Alabama Infantry in April 1862 and joined his new command on 28 April at Yorktown, VA.

On the Campaign

He commanded his Company as senior officer present in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded at Chancellorsville, VA in May 1863 but returned to duty, date not given. He was in a hospital in Meridian, MS in February 1865 and then furloughed.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000).


c. 1901


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_b.htm  [AotW citation 25491]