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BG Charles Robinson Thompson

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BG Charles Robinson Thompson

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. In the Civil War, he served as a Colonel in command of the 12th Colored Regiment during the Mississippi and Tennessee campaigns. For his actions at the battles of Cheatham and Nashville resulting in the capture and surrender of 4,462 Confederate prisoners, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in March 1865.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3543995
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG Charles Robinson Thompson (24 Feb 1840–3 Oct 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3543995, citing San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .