THURSTON, Ole

LA 9th Inf Co A. CSA. Born about 1835 in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. 5’9”. Enlisted on 7 Jul 1861 at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Absent on a detail in Winchester, Virginia, during May and June, 1862. His name is on a list of Confederate prisoners of war paroled at Winchester. Deserted about Mar 1863. Listed as a prisoner held in Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C. Sent to Philadelphia and released after taking an oath of allegiance to the Union. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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