Allen Thompson (1847 - 1906)

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Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Linda Thompson, (c)
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About Allen Thompson

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Allen Thompson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 April 1865, while serving with Company K, 4th New York Heavy Artillery, in action at White Oak Road, Virginia. Private Thompson made a hazardous reconnaissance through timber and slashings preceding the Union line of battle, signaling the troops and leading them through the obstruction.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 22, 1896

Action Date: April 1, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company K

Division: 4th New York Heavy Artillery

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October 1, 1847
New York, New York, USA
February 27, 1906
Age 58
Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, USA