The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Hampton Sidney Thomas

Hampton Sidney Thomas

Birth
Quakertown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 May 1899 (aged 61)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Rockledge, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Broad Lawn, Section 29, Grave 27
Memorial ID 19122 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Major of the 1st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Amelia Springs, Virginia on April 5, 1865. His citation reads "Conspicuous gallantry in the capture of a field battery and a number of battle flags and in the destruction of the enemy's wagon trains. Maj. Thomas lost a leg in this action". His Medal was awarded to him on January 15, 1894. Originally interred in Philadelphia's Monument Cemetery, he was reinterred in Lawnview in 1956.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Hampton Sidney Thomas?

Current rating:

21 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hampton Sidney Thomas (3 Nov 1837–21 May 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19122, citing Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .