THOMPSON, Bergo

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Mission, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Mission. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Corporal. Re-enlisted as a Veteran, 1 Jan 1864, at Blanes Cross Roads. Re-mustered 25 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain. Commissioned First Lieutenant, “Cancelled”. Discharged from the service for disability as a Sergeant on 22 May 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 70, 73)

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