|William P. Thompson|
|Born||January 11, 1844|
|Died||October 7, 1864(aged 20)|
|Place of burial||Greenbush Cemetery Lafayette, Indiana|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||1861–1864|
|Unit||20th Indiana Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Battle of the Wilderness|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
William P. Thompson (January 11, 1844 – October 7, 1864) was a sergeant in the American Civil War and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for action at Battle of the Wilderness during which he was killed on May 6, 1864 with an award being issued to him on December 1, 1864. He was buried at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Indiana.
See also[edit | edit source]
- List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Battle of the Wilderness
- List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: T–Z
References[edit | edit source]
- "William P. Thompson". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7876205. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
- "William P. Thompson". Military Times. http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=3353. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
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