WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Enlistment credited to La Crosse, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Left sick in Nashville, Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1862, and on 26 Dec 1862. Became unfit for service. Discharged from the service for disability at Nashville, Tennessee, 23 Mar 1863, by order of Major General Rosecrans. In 1886, he was living in Lake Mills, Iowa. Died there 1892. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p494 photo) (Ager p257 photo; p306) (XSS Iowa p705) “Thompson, Thor C.”