THOMPSON, Lawrence

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at Houston. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Bern, North Carolina. Absent sick in Annapolis, Maryland. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,15,17; red book vol 24) [Red book lists 4 Mar 1862 muster as being at Racine, Wisconsin.] (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan 1863) “Thompson, Laurentz”.

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