THOMPSON, Nels

WI 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Dunkirk. Mustered 25 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Captured by the enemy near Carrioncrow Bayou, Louisiana, on 3 Nov 1863. Exchanged and rejoined the regiment on 6 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

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