Category Archives: Lisa Lach

When Ben Thompson came to America – A Great Find

 When Ben Thompson came to America – A Great Find   The exact arrival date of when Ben Thompson and his family to America has been a question that has fascinated researchers and authors for decades. Canadian Author and researcher Lisa Lach, along with Ken Aaron, Baker family researcher from Knottingley, England, get full credit for both finding the arrival… (more…)

SECOND REGIMENT TEXAS MOUNTED RIFLES

Ben Thompson Civil War Record Lisa Lach Ben Thompson served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War in the 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles, commanded by Colonel John S. Ford.  On April 17, 1861, Company H of the 2nd Regiment Texas Mounted Rifles was organized, under Captain George. W. Hamner. At various times Captain Hamner’s Company H was also… (more…)