THOMPSON, Henry

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born near Bergen, Norway, on 16 Aug 1834. Came to America at age 18. Settled in Dane County, Wisconsin. Married 1857 to Marintha Wheeler. Eight children. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 30 Aug 1862. Private. Left in hospital at Nicholasville, Kentucky, 9 Nov 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 17 Jun 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. Died 1912 in Cherokee, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13,16; red book vol 28) (“The Grov/Grove Family from Norway to America”, by Sue Marvelyn Butterfield Picard, printed privately, 1986.) (RWV vol 2 p240)

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