THOMPSON, Jacob

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stanagen (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Wounded at Chancellorsville, 2 May 1863. Absent sick at mustering out of his Regiment. No discharge furnished. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

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