THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 8 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Fought in the battle of Stone’s River. Transferred to the Navy near Ringgold, Georgia, on 5 May 1864. Is on the Roll of Honor for bravery displayed during the Battle of Stone’s River. In 1893 he was living in Winnekonne, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p370, p371 photo) (Ager p273 photo, p294) (Meeker)

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