Rufus Thompson was actually buried in Gettysburg.
Co L 1st Vt Cal
Killed in the battle of Gettsysburg Pa, buried there.
age 20 yrs, 8 mos
Note: Stone said he died July 3 1863, Military record said wounded the 3rd and died on the 6th.
American Civil War Soldiers
Name: Rufus D Thompson ,
Residence: Colchester, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 14 August 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Vermont
Unit Numbers: 3018 3018
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 14 August 1862
Enlisted in Company L, 1st Cavalry Regiment Vermont on 29 September 1862.
Wounded on 03 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Died of wounds Company L, 1st Cavalry Regiment Vermont on 06 July 1863 in Gettysburg, PA