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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel G. Thompson

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Rowan County, he was conscripted and enlisted in Raleigh on 15 July 1862 as a Private in Company K, 5th North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and was later reported "missing on march to Maryland."

The rest of the War

He was paroled and died of his wounds in Shepherdstown, VA, dates not given.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1, which has him as F.G. Thomson. Service data from Moore,2 the modern Roster,3 and his Compiled Service Records,4 online from fold3, source also of his first name. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Sergeant S.O. Thompson.


1862; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV


1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-00, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5151]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 196  [AotW citation 9784]

3   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 24772]

4   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 30265]