THOMPSON, Charley

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Kittel Tovsen Bömogen” in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick in Iuka, Mississippi, on 20 August 1862, and died in the general hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, on 7 Oct 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p150) (Buslett p645) (DGA) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p319) (e-mail, Gene Estensen ) (Meeker)

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