Thompson, W. G. (William George), 1830-1911

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Thompson of Marion, Iowa served with the 20th Iowa Infantry regiment during the Civil War. He was appointed Major on August 1, 1862. In December 1862 he was severely wounded at Prairie Grove, Arkansas and on May 18, 1864 he resigned from service.

From the description of William G. Thompson Civil War letters to his wife, 1861 July 13-1864 May 3 [microform] (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 272384743

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associatedWith Donald McKay (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Perry, Belman, person
associatedWith United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865) corporateBody
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United States
Iowa
Australia--Melbourne (Vic.)
Melbourne (Vic.)
United States
Idaho
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Ocean travel--Personal narratives--19th century
Saw mills--19th century
Soldiers--Correspondence
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Birth 1830-01-17

Death 1911-04-02

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