Doctor Franklin Thompson became a tough Partisan Ranger during the "War of Northern Aggression"
He was killed on Gatlin's Farm, just outside of Petersburg, Virginia, at the young age of 21 31 May 1864
Find A Grave Memorial # 106827447
Doctor F. Thompson, Private, Camp. J. J. Lawerence’s Co. (Wilson Partisan Rangers) North Carolina Volunteers*, mustered in May 14, 1862 in Wilson County, N. C., description, born in Wilson County, N.C., age 19, Farmer, 5’ 11”, no further records
* This company was subsequently designated Company H, 7th Regiment Confederate Cavalry
Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina
Doctor F. Thompson, 3rd Corporal (1st) Company I, Claiborne’s Regiment Partisan Rangers,** enlisted April 22, 1862 in Wilson County, by J. J. Lawrence for the war, recorded as a Private December 10, 1862, killed in action at Gatlin’s farm, P. George Co., Va., May 31, 1864, description, 19, Farmer, 5’ 11”** This company was formed partly of men transferred from Company H. H was soon broken and the members returned to Company H
Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations Raised Directly by the Confederate Government.