of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
THOMAS, HAMPTON S.
Rank and Organization: Major, 1st Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Amelia Springs, Va., 5 April 1865. Entered Service At: Pennsylvania. Born:
3 November 1837, Quakertown, Bucks County, Pa. Date Of Issue: 15 January 1894.
Conspicuous gallantry in the capture of a field battery and a number of battle flags
and in the destruction of the enemy's wagon train. Maj. Thomas lost a leg in this action.
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