THOMPSON, Knute

MO 8th Inf Co C. Born 1846 in Norway. Civil War: Age 15. Entered service on 5 Oct 1861 at Sheldon, Missouri. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged 31 Oct 1864 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Granted pension of $24 per month, pension number 1,000,507. Died at age 69 of cardiac dilatation on 12 Aug 1915 in the Battle Mountain Sanitarium at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried there in lot 4, block 6, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

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