THOMPSON, John

MD 1st Inf Co C. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted from Baltimore, Maryland. Private. Awarded the Medal of Honor. At Hatchers Run, Virginia, on 6 Feb 1865, as color bearer with most conspicuous gallantry he preceded his regiment in the assault and planted his flag upon the enemy’s works. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 239, 1021)

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