THOMPSON, Edwin

WI 40th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for 100 days on 18 May 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-8; red book vol 45)

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