THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Nelson, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865. Absent sick 28 Mar 1865. Returned to duty 23 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p48) (Larsen)

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