527…….(Born Ten.)                 James L. Thompson                  (Ap’d Ten.)……….20

 

          Military History. – Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1824, to July 1, 1828, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. Of Infantry, July 1, 1828.

Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1828.

          Served:  on frontier duty at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1828, -- Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1828-29, -- Ft. Howard, Wis., 1829-32, -- Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1832, -- Ft. Brady, Mich., 1832-33, -- Ft. Dearborn,

(First Lieut., 5th Infantry, Oct. 31, 1836)

Ill., 1833-36, -- Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1836-37, -- Ft. Snelling, Min., 1837-40,

(Captain, 5th Infantry, Mar. 1, 1840)

Ft. Winnebago, Wis., 1840-41, -- and Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1841-42, 1842-44, 1844-45; and in the Military Occupation of Texas, 1845-46.

Resigned, May 18, 1846.

Civil History. – Farmer, near Detroit, Mich., 1846-51.

Drowned, June 21, 1851, in Detroit River, Mich.:  Aged 46.


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