Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, P.O. Box 5321, Philadelphia, PA 19142

William Thompson

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