Samuel B. Thompson

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Saml. B.
Co. L. 6. Ala. Inf.
Mar 14, 1910
Aged 75 yrs.
Full Name: Samuel B. Thompson
AKA: Sam
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:B  Number:28
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1835 
Died: March 14, 1910 
Burial Date: March 15, 1910 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Georgia 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Single 
Came To Texas: 1865 
Residence: Ft. Worth, Texas 
Admitted To Home: May 14, 1904 
Brigade: Rhode's 
Regiment: 6th Alabama Inf. 

THOMPSON, SAMUEL B. (1835 ~ 1910). Confederate veteran Samuel B. Thompson was born in Georgia in 1835.

During the Civil War he belonged to Company L, 6th Alabama Infantry, Rhodes' Brigade. In an excerpt from Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray, 1861-1865, Thompson states:

"Born in 1835, near Cassville, Ga. Enlisted in the Confederate Army in May, 1861, at Corinth, Miss., as private in Company B, Sixth Alabama Infantry, Rhode's Brigade, Third Division, Second Corps, Army of Virginia. My first Captain was Kennedy, and first Colonel, J. Sebels."

Thompson moved to Texas in 1865 and lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant County. He was a single farmer when he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on May 11, 1904. He died at the Home on March 14, 1910 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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