THOMPSON, Elias P.

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Warren, Pennsylvania. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Mason. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Waupaca. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in the battle of Chaplain Hills. Discharged from the service on 7 Feb 1863 because of disability due to these wounds. Granted a pension of $16 a month because of the wound to his right forearm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

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