Thompson, Lewis Tappan

Rank: Major

Unit: C Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: April 1861

Commissioned: 1863

Date of birth: 25 July 1838

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Married: Single

Campaign: Plains Indian War (post Civil War)

Died: July 1876

Age at death: 37

Cause of death: Suicide (terminally ill from disease of the kidneys)

Location of fatality: Big Horn County, Montana

Place of interment: Thompson Memorial Cemetery in New Hope, Pennsylvania