THOMPSON, Sylfest

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: McFarland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 1 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Deserted at Madison on 28 Feb 1862. The charge of desertion was officially removed and he was honorably Discharged from the service on 1 Mar 1862. Lived at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-3; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p576) (Ulvestad p335)

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