THOMPSON, Louis M.

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: La Crosse, La Cross County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Hazel eyes, sandy hair, flush complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for one year on 10 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ansil Killicutt of Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined Company G for duty on 2 Nov 1864. Died accidentally on 7 May 1865, drowned while bathing while enroute from Richmond, Virginia, to Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p138) (WLCW p63) (Love p1077)

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