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THOMAS, HAMPTON

thomas hampton s

Conspicuous gallantry in the capture of a field battery and a number of battle flags and in the destruction of the enemy's wagon train. Maj. Thomas lost a leg in this action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Brevet Colonel) 1st Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Quakertown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Conspicuous gallantry in the capture of a field battery and a number of battle flags and in the destruction of the enemy's wagon train. Maj. Thomas lost a leg in this action.