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

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