THOMPSON, Ira

WI 7th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’2”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 25 Oct 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Henry Baker, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 3 Jul 1865. Died of disease on 17 Jun 1865 (sic). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p84) (WLCW p36)

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