Corporal Freeman C. Thompson

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Freeman Cooper Thompson, CPL

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Monroe, Washington, OH, United States
Death: August 10, 1887 (42)
Place of Burial: Caldwell, Noble, OH, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Hall Thompson and Nancy Ann Thompson
Husband of Mary E. Thompson and Amanda Jean Thompson
Father of Beatrice Thompson; Clara F. Thompson; Nodia Thompson; Infant Thompson; Maggie A. Thompson and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth Thompson; Margaret A. Thompson; Hiram N. Thompson; Clara J. Thompson; Albert S. Thompson and 1 other

Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Corporal Freeman C. Thompson

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Freeman C. Thompson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company F, 116th Ohio Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Corporal Thompson was twice knocked from the parapet of Fort Gregg by blows from the enemy muskets but at the third attempt fought his way into the works.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 12, 1865

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company F

Division: 116th Ohio Infantry

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Corporal Freeman C. Thompson's Timeline

February 25, 1845
Monroe, Washington, OH, United States
Age 21
April 3, 1869
Age 24
March 9, 1871
Age 26
Ohio, United States
August 20, 1873
Age 28
September 24, 1875
Age 30
Hrrietsville, Noble, Ohio, United States
July 25, 1878
Age 33
June 29, 1881
Age 36
Caldwell, Noble, Ohio, United States
March 18, 1882
Age 37
Caldwell, Noble, Ohio, United States