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Confederate (CSV)


William G. Thompson

(? - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 26th Alabama Infantry on 15 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the abdomen in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged at Fortress Monroe, VA on 17 October 1862 and sent to Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, VA. He was furloughed on 17 November and died in Huntsville, AL, date not given (but before April 1863 when his widow filed a claim).

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).


1863; Huntsville, AL


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_h.htm  [AotW citation 25531]