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LTC Richard Swain Thompson

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LTC Richard Swain Thompson

  • Birth 27 Dec 1837
  • Death 3 Jun 1914
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section E, Division 2, Lot 33
  • Memorial ID 12710149

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 12th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. At the Battle of Gettysburg he led one of the regiment's costly yet successful charges on the Bliss Farm.


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  • Created by: Russ
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 12710149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Richard Swain Thompson (27 Dec 1837–3 Jun 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12710149, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .