THOMPSON, John

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 9 Jul 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)

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