THORSON, John

IL 8th Cav Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 19. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 29 Feb 1864. Private. Was a prisoner of war. Mustered out on 30 May 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p150)

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