THOMPSON, Orfin

IA 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 26 Aug 1861. Mustered 24 Sep 1861. Private. Wounded slightly in a foot on 7 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Discharged from the service for disability 26 Aug 1862, St. Louis, Missouri. “Orrin Thompson” died age 85 at Altoona. Sources: (ISW-II p129) (Unidentified obituary)

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