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George Washington Thompson
- Asst Surgeon
From Goodspeed Brothers, Newton Co. Arkansas Biography, 1894.

Confederacy June 1861, enlisted in Company D, Seventh Arkansas Infantry, State troops, serving for a few months. There was then a call for Confederate troops for three years, and he enlisted in the Tenth Missouri Light Artillery as assistant surgeon and served twelve months in Tennessee, Kentucky and Missouri. Returning home on a furlong he was obliged to remain there, for the Federals had taken possession of the river. Later he enlisted in the Second Arkansas Cavalry as assistant surgeon and operated in Arkansas and Missouri until the close. He was on Gen. Price's raid in Missouri and Kansas, and was captured in Prairie County, Ark., just before the surrender. He was held four days and then released on account of his being a surgeon, was sent to Little Rock within city limits, where he remained until the final surrender.

My GGG Grandfather.
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Date Added: 8/2/2008

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