THOMPSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to La Crosse. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1862 and, on 26 Dec 1862, he was moved to hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. Missing in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and found to have been taken prisoner of war. He died of scorbutus at Andersonville Prison, Georgia, 1 Jan 1865. Buried there in grave 12,374. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p78) (Buslett p494) (GPO p193) (TAR) (Ager p306) (Ulvestad p334) (Meeker)