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William Alexis Thompson
Major, Untied States Army
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William Alexis Thompson of Maryland
Appointed from Maryland, Private, Company G, and Quartermaster Sergeant, 1st Maryland volunteer Infantry, 18 August 1862 to 3 June 1865
Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Cavalry, 18 June 1867
First Lieutenant, 31 July 1869
Regimental Adjutant, 1 September 1877 to 1 March 1878
Captain, 23 July 1879
Major, 2nd U. S. Cavalry, 19 June 1897
Retired 7 November 1898
Brevet Captain, 27 February 1890, for gallant service in actions against Indians in the canyon near Red River, Texas, 27 and 28 September 1874 and at Las Lagunas Quatro, Texas, 5 November 1874


WA Thompson Gravesite PHOTO

WA Thompson Gravesite PHOTO
Photographs By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


Posted: 20 October 2002 Updated: 13 August 2007