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Confederate (CSV)

Private

S. G. Thompson

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Rowan County, he enlisted in Company K, 5th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Shepherdstown, VA, date 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 Moore2 and the modern Roster.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Sergeant S.O. Thompson.

Death

Date not known; Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, 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]