THOMPSON, Aquin

WI 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Attica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Laurel Hills, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Petersburg and Weldon Railroad. Wounded at Hatcher’s Run 6 Feb 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 because of disability due to gunshot wounds. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p66)

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