THOMPSON, Niel

IL 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Grove, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Oct 1861 at Caledonia, Minnesota. Mustered 30 Dec 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 18 May 1862 in a hospital boat on the Tennessee River. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p117)

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