M. Jeff Thompson Photo

M. Jeff Thompson

Born: Jan 22, 1826

Death: Sep 5, 1876

Birthplace: Harpers Ferry

Nationality: United States

M. Jeff Thompson

Date of Birth : Jan 22, 1826
Date of Death : Sep 5, 1876
Birth Place : Harpers Ferry

Meriwether Jeff Thompson was a brigadier general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civil War. He served the Confederate Army as a cavalry commander, and had the unusual distinction of having a ship in the Confederate Navy named for him.

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