WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Pepin, Pepin County, Wisconsin. From Trøndelagen, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1861 at Pepin and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Division Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee, on 6th, 16th and 18th of December 1863. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 10 Feb 1865. In 1886, he was living in Hesper, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Thorson died in 1893 in Highland Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p369 photo; p609) (Ager p281, photo; p316, e51) (XSS Iowa p705) “Thorson, Edward” “Thoreson, Edward”