Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Charles Thompson
MSA SC 3520-17826


Archival Sources:

Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, from

Court of Appeals, Land Record Abstracts, SM, Liber TH 27 [MSA S1361-3, 1/27/2/12].

Court of Appeals, Land Record Abstracts, SM, Liber TH 29 [MSA S1361-5, 1/27/2/14].

Maryland State Archives, Special Collections, Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Smallwood Collection, John Allen Thomas to William Smallwood, 10 March 1782 [MSA SC6205-1-7].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, vol. 25, no. 68-2, List of Men Deserted from the 2nd Maryland Regiment, 22 February 1779, MdHR 4593 [MSA S989-37, 1/6/4/25].

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85, from

St. Mary's County Register of Wills, Wills, Robert Thompson, 1807, Liber JJ 3, p. 137 [MSA C1720-6, 1/60/10/37].

Treasurer of the Western Shore, Pension Roll, Military, 1811-1843, pps. 25, 41 MdHR 4534-4 [MSA S613-1, 2/63/10/33].

U.S. Federal Census, 1790, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

U.S. Federal Census, 1800, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

U.S. Federal Census, 1810, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

U.S. Federal Census, 1820, District 2, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

Published Sources:

Maryland General Assembly, Session Laws of 1816, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 635.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

Fenwick, Charles E. St. Mary's County Tax Assessment Records, 1793-1849. St. Mary's County Historical Society, 2004.

O'Rourke, Timothy J., comp. Catholic Families of Southern Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.

Steuart, Reiman. The Maryland Line. The Society of the Cincinnati, 1971.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

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