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William Thompson headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Signal quartermaster on board the U. S. S. Mohican in the action at Hilton Head, November 7, 1861 ;” steered the ship with a steady hand and bold heart under the batteries ; was wounded by a piece of shell, but remained at his station until he fell from loss of blood;” “leg since amputated.” (G.O. 17, July 10, 1863.)

Plot:  Naval 2, Row 14, Grave 12, Yeadon, PA  GPS: 39.93653* N, 075.24018* W

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Japanese maple tree in front of a monument at Mount Moriah Cemetery

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