Thomas A. Thompson (1828 -1914)
Thomas Thompson was born in the Pickens District of SC on
June 13, 1828. He served in the South Carolina Secession Convention in Columbia and Charleston, SC In the Spring of 1861 he
enlisted in the 2nd Reg't Rifles SC Vols. He commanded Co. A with the rank of Captain and later
was promoted to Major in Moore's Rifles. He resigned his commission in 1863 to serve as Commissioner of Equity in Pickens
District. He died in Walhalla in 1914.