Confederate Navy Research Center, Mobile, Alabama,
Washington State gravesites
Fort Simcoe State Park
Yakima Indian Reservation
Entrance to park
Photos provided by William T. Lowry, grandson
Assistance provided by John Case and Jim Bacino
Lt. Ruffin Thomson of the Confederate States Marine Corps
Died 17 March 1888
Born in Hinds County, Mississippi
Studied at University of North Carolina, awarded A. B. degree posthumously as of 1863
Served at Drewry's Bluff, Va. Appointed Ordnance Officer of the post.
Also served under Capt. John R. F. Tattnall's command at Greensboro, NC and was paroled there
Was clerk to the U. S. Indian Agency but died soon after his arrival
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