Alexander R. Thompson
Alexander Ramsay Thompson (1793-1837) - Born 10 Feb 1793 in New York. A career U.S. Army infantry officer who served in the War of 1812 and the Second Seminole War. Died 25 Dec 1837 in action at the battle of Okeechobee.
He served in the Second Seminole War and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel on 6 Sep 1837. On 25 Dec 1837 he was killed at the battle of Okeechobee, at the head of the 6th U.S. Infantry Regiment in a charge against the hostile Seminole Indians.