of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
THOMPSON, JAMES G.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company K, 4th New York Heavy Artillery. Place
and Date: At White Oak Road, Va., 1 April 1865. Entered Service At: Sandy
Creek, N.Y. Birth: Sandy Creek, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 22 April 1896.
Made a hazardous reconnaissance through timber and slashings, preceding the Union line
of battle, signaling the troops and leading them through the obstructions.
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