THOMPSON, Ole

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4” (or 5’6”). Enlisted for one year on 22 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,6)

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