Major Thomas A. Thompson

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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.