THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, later that month. Private. Deserted at Camp Chase, Ohio, in 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7) [red book gives enlistment date as 23 Oct 1861.]

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