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William Thompson
Birth: 1736, Ireland
Death: Sep. 3, 1781
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Revolutionary War Continental Brigadier General. First officer to be commissioned as a Colonel in the United States Army. Commander of Thompson's Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion from 1775 to 1776. Eventually promoted to Brigadier General. 
 
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 Children:
  Mary Thompson Read*
 
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Burial:
Old Graveyard
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Geoff Walden
Record added: Sep 17, 2001
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William Thompson
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William Thompson
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William Thompson
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With honor and respect. ★☆★
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