THOMPSON, Lewis

WI 11th Inf Co F. Residence: Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Lars Trulsen Mael”. One of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to serve in the Civil war. From Bergen. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 27 Sep 1861. Private. Was ill much of the time. Discharged from the service for disability on 4 Apr 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p118) (Sharon Buethner sjlbuethner-sheminee@worldnet.att.net)

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