THOMPSON, THOMAS - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 66th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 2 May 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Champaign County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   16 July 1892.

Citation:   One of a party of 4 who voluntarily brought into the Union lines, under fire, a wounded Confederate officer from whom was obtained valuable information concerning the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)