THOMPSON, Peter

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence not shown. Born 10 Jun 1836 in Lome, Vestre Slidre, Norway. Came to America in 1852. In 1862 he joined a militia to fight the Sioux around New Ulm and Fort Ridgely. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 26 Aug 1863. Mustered not shown. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p798) (MCIW p668) (VGC, Duluth Skandinaven, 25 May 1917)

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