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THO, Jacob C.

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THODBERG

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THOE, John Johnson

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THOEN, H. A.

From Modum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p333)

THOEN, Hans George

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Modum, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Married. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Rush River. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On detached service to the Quartermaster Department in Sioux City, Iowa, 3 Nov 1863. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. In September 1896 he was county clerk in St. Croix County. In 1905, he was living in River Falls, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p58) (Ulvestad p333)

THOEN, Hans P.

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year on 9 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for William A. Price of Albion, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. “Hanson P. Thoen” died of disease on 8 Oct 1864 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2) (WLCW p17) (Love p1061)

THOEN, Hans Peter

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Modum, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Sioux City, Iowa, 21 Sep 1863. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Ulvestad p333)

THOEN, Ingebrigt

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Died in Richland County, North Dakota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p333)

THOEN, Nels Olson

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Modum, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On detached service as a Quartermaster teamster at Fort Sully, Dakota Territory, on 7 Nov 1863. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Died 22 Sep 1899 at New Centerville, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p58) (Ulvestad p333) “Thoen, Hans Olson”

THOLACKSON, Tholak

See TORGERSON, Torkel

THOLISON, Gunther

See TOLLESON, Gunder

THOMAS, Andrew

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 20. Brown eyes, brown hair, blonde complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 1 Jan 1863 at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p206) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (WLCW p17) (Love p1061)

THOMAS, Hans

WI 51st Inf Co I. Residence: Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Hudson. Mustered 28 Apr 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-10)

THOMASEN, Ole

See THOMPSON, Ole

THOMASETH, Lars

See TOMASET, Lars

THOMASON, Thomas

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Unmarried. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’2½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 2 Mar 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

THOMASON, Thomas A.

WI 50th Inf Co C. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Feb 1865 at Wiota. Mustered 9 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Buried at Jordan, Wisconsin; stone reads “1846 – 1909”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-4) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Thompson, T. A.”

THOMASSEN, Charles H.

NY Navy. Born in Lyse near Stavanger in 1841. Came to America as a sailor in 1862. Civil War: After the war, he became a butcher, well-known in the Eighties and Nineties as "Butch" Thompson. For many years he owned a saloon at 31st and Broadway, known as "The White Elephant" (at 1243 Broadway, corner of 31st St). Became wealthy as a bookmaker at race tracks. Sources: (Rygg p52)

THOMPSON, Abraham

IL 91st Inf Unassigned recruit. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’1”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered there the next day. Private. Mustered out 13 Sep 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p34)

THOMPSON, Adolphus S.

WI 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Danville, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 24. Enlisted for three years on 8 Oct 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mustered in October 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Milwaukee in Oct 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7)

THOMPSON, Agrim

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Lived at Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Albert H.

WI 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Wilmot, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Born in England. Civil War: Age 19. Blacksmith. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Salem, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-14; red book vol 38)

THOMPSON, Aleck

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Adams, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Alexander

WI 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Sparta, Monroe County. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Wounded in his foot on 14 Sep 1864 while on picket before Atlanta, Georgia. Mustered out 5 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-16; red book vol 21 p178) (RWV2 p45)

THOMPSON, Alfred

Civil War: Private. Lived in Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Alfred G.

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Student. Age 25. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Appointed Sergeant on 22 Oct 1862. Sick at Madison since 1 Aug 1863. Listed “on furlough” in July 1863 regimental report. On 27 May 1864, he was reduced from Sergeant to ranks. Furloughed for 30 days on 13 Aug 1864. On 15 Sep 1864, Private Alfred G. Thompson was listed absent without leave after failing to return on 13 Sep, at the expiration of his furlough. Joined company from absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, 7 Dec 1864. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)

THOMPSON, Ananias

WI 49th Inf Co B. Civil War: Buried at Riverside cemetery, Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Anders

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Feb 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the same day. Private. Sick in the general hospital in Farmington, Mississippi, in July 1862; and in Nashville, Tennessee, in February 1863. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability at Nashville on 22 Apr 1863. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Highland, Fillmore County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p148) (Buslett p644 photo) (Ager p283 photo; p319) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Thompson, Andreas” “Thompson, Andrew”

THOMPSON, Andre

IA 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Des Moines, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862. Mustered 21 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease 20 Nov 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-III p766)

THOMPSON, Andrew

IL 89th Inf Unassigned recruit. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p45)

THOMPSON, Andrew

IA 7th Cav Co H. Residence: McGregor, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 12 Jun 1863. Mustered 18 Jun 1863. Private. Bugler. Reduced to ranks 1 Aug 1864. Transferred to Company H, 7th Cavalry Reorganized. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865, Fort Riley, Kansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p1379,1491)

THOMPSON, Andrew

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 4 Jan 1864. Mustered 6 Feb 1864. Recruit. Private. While fighting before Atlanta, Georgia, he was caaptured by the enemy on 22 Jul 1864. Was in a prison at Florence, South Carolina, in Nov 1864. Transferred to Co C. Transferred to Iowa 2nd & 3rd Consolidated Inf Reg, Co I. Sources: (ISW-I p430,516) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)

THOMPSON, Andrew

TX 15th Inf Co I. CSA. Born “Andreas Smeland” about 1832 at Arendahl, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for the duration of the war on 17 Jul 1862 at Corsicana, Texas. Private. Absent without leave during March and April 1863. Sick in camp during November and December 1863. Detailed to the Quartermaster department February through April 1864. Sick in camp during May and June 1864. Assigned extra duty as regimental blacksmith from mid-August 1864. On furlough from 20 Dec 1864 into February; then returned to the Quartermaster department until April 1865 when the 15th was disbanded. Post war: Died in Bosque County, Texas (before 1907). Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p115) (Ulvestad p334) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

THOMPSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born “Anders Torstensen Saude” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Designated Corporal on 1 Jan 1862. Was wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee. In October 1863 he was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama. Assigned to 68th Indiana 13 Jan 1864 and returned at Strawberry Plains, Virginia. Killed, shot through his chest, at Kennesaw Mountain in the battle for New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 Jun 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section C, grave 750. [Hedberg shows him killed at Bald Knob on 24 Jun 1864.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p519) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p308) (Meeker) (Gjertveit) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Andrew

From Kristianssandskanten, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Lived in Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Andrew

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Marshall County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Andrew

US Army. 45th Inf Co M. Born 18 Nov 1874 in Oslo, Norway, son of Eric Thompson and Thorina. Spanish-American War: Entered the service at Mitchell, South Dakota. Private. Died at age 26 on 8 Sep 1900 in Caceres, South Camarines, Philippine Islands, of acute dysentery. Buried in Farwell Cemetery, Artesian, South Dakota, lot 34, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Sanborn County)

THOMPSON, Andrew

From Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Andrew

From the neighborhood of Grimstad, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Illinois (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Andrew

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Cadiz, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51)

THOMPSON, Andrew T.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Designated Sergeant. Died of disease in a hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 22 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-3; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p575) (Ulvestad p261) (Ager p311) “Tommesen, Andreas”

THOMPSON, Anfin

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Hampden, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born Anfin Thompson at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Married. Enlisted for three years 15 Nov 1861 at Leeds, Wisconsin, and mustered in Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Mustered out with H Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 13 Feb 1865. Died at Hazel Run, Minnesota, some time before 1907. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p575) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p311) “Thompson, Anfind”

THOMPSON, Aquin

WI 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Attica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Laurel Hills, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Petersburg and Weldon Railroad. Wounded at Hatcher’s Run 6 Feb 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 because of disability due to gunshot wounds. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p66)

THOMPSON, Barnt

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born “Bernt Mathias Tønnesen Søndland” Herad, Vest-Agder, Norway, son of Tønnes Mognsen Søndland and Guro Elene Johnsdatter. He married Sara Christine Nielsdatter. He came to America with his wife and three children on “Helvetia”, sailing from Farsund by way of St.John, Newfoundland, and reaching New York on 7 Aug 1848. He came to Christiana Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. His wife and two children died. He married on 18 Feb 1851 Maria Hansdatter Dokka, widow of Halvor Johnsen Dokka. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 14 Feb 1865. Mustered 20 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: He died 26 Mar 1900. Sources: (MINN p623) (MCIW p639) (Ulvestad p334) (Naeseth ’48-1155) “Thompson, Bernt”.

THOMPSON, Ben

Civil War: Private. Lived at Elk Mound, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Bergo

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Mission, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Mission. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Corporal. Re-enlisted as a Veteran, 1 Jan 1864, at Blanes Cross Roads. Re-mustered 25 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain. Commissioned First Lieutenant, “Cancelled”. Discharged from the service for disability as a Sergeant on 22 May 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 70, 73)

THOMPSON, Bjorn

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Chippewa, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Bloomer, Chippewa County, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in September 1863. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Mustered out with I Company, 10 Feb 1865, at Chattanooga. From Elk Mound. Died in 1909. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p609) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p280, photo; p316, e51) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974) “Tompson, Bjorn” “Thompson, Ben”

THOMPSON, Butch

See THOMASSEN, Charles H.

THOMPSON, C.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Civil War: Private. Died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison on 1 Jan 1865. Buried in grave 12374. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

THOMPSON, Canute

WI 5th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled Jun 1861. Private. Post war: Moved from Wisconsin to Richland County, Dakota Territory, in February 1879. Sources: (1885 Census, Dakota Territory.).

THOMPSON, Canute

WI 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 29. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 31 Dec 1863 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 5 Jan 1864. Private. Promoted to Corporal 31 Jan 1864. Was in the march from Clifton, Tennessee. Was in the battles and skirmishes around Atlanta and Jonesboro. Was in the march through Savannah, Georgia, and through the Carolinas to Raleigh and into Washington DC. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-16; red book vol 21 p166) (RWV p45)

THOMPSON, Charles

IL 23rd Inf Co C. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Sailor. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Deserted at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 16)

THOMPSON, Charles G.

WI 24th Inf Co I. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Civil War: Married. Age 21. Bookkeeper. Brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there on 22 Aug 1862. Corporal from enlistment. Reduced to ranks in 1862. Absent sick from 28 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service 22 Dec 1862 at Bowling Green, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-14; red book vol 29)

THOMPSON, Charley

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Kittel Tovsen Bömogen” in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick in Iuka, Mississippi, on 20 August 1862, and died in the general hospital in Jackson, Mississippi, on 7 Oct 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p150) (Buslett p645) (DGA) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p319) (e-mail, Gene Estensen <gestensen@aol.com>) (Meeker)

THOMPSON, Chris

WI 42nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Aug 1864 at Lodi. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Buried at Arlington Prairie, Lodi; stone reads “1844 – 1911”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-4; red book vol 47) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

THOMPSON, Christen

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Renville County, Minnesota, in 1898. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Christian

MN 8th Inf Co D. Residence: Arendahl, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born “Christian Trulsen Mael”, one of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to fight in the Civil war. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 17 Nov 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sent to fight in the Indian Wars under General Sully. Fought in the battle of Killdeer Mountain, Dakota Territory, 28 Jul 1864. His unit later fought at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Minnesota 8th Infantry fought, along with the Ohio 174th and the Ohio 178th, as part of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps. Wounded. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Did not marry. He carried a bullet in his body the rest of his life. Died at age 55. One of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to serve in the Civil War: Sources: (MINN p382) (MCIW p407) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p151) (Sharon Buethner <sjlbuethner-sheminee@worldnet.att.net>)

THOMPSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to La Crosse. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1862 and, on 26 Dec 1862, he was moved to hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. Missing in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and found to have been taken prisoner of war. He died of scorbutus at Andersonville Prison, Georgia, 1 Jan 1865. Buried there in grave 12,374. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p78) (Buslett p494) (GPO p193) (TAR) (Ager p306) (Ulvestad p334) (Meeker)

THOMPSON, Christian

WI 35th Inf Co C. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Grafensten, Denmark. Civil War: Age 19. Cooper. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Feb 1864 at Milwaukee. Mustered 28 Feb 1864 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee. Private. Died of disease in the Regimental hospital at St. Charles, Arkansas, on 2 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 40)

THOMPSON, Christian O.

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Clayton, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Married. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Sep 1861 at Neenah, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in General Curtis’ Arkansas Campaign in 1862. Died of disease at St. Louis, Missouri, on 13 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p206) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (Love p1075)

THOMPSON, Clement

WI 14th Inf Co D. Residence: Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Sep 1861 at Waupaca. Mustered 3 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh 7 Apr 1862, the battle of Iuka 19 Sep 1862, battle of Corinth 3 & 4 Oct 1862, Siege of Vicksburg 1863, battle of Kenesaw Mountain 28 Jun 1864, siege of Atlanta 1864, battle of Nashville 15 & 16 Dec 1865, siege of Spanish Fort 1865. Re-enlisted 18 Dec 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p44)

THOMPSON, D. D.

WI 36th Inf Co B. Civil War: Private. Died of diarrhea on 10 Jun 1864 at Andersonville Prison. Buried in grave 3120. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

THOMPSON, Edwin

WI 40th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for 100 days on 18 May 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-8; red book vol 45)

THOMPSON, Elias

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Brookings, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Elias P.

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Warren, Pennsylvania. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Mason. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Waupaca. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in the battle of Chaplain Hills. Discharged from the service on 7 Feb 1863 because of disability due to these wounds. Granted a pension of $16 a month because of the wound to his right forearm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

THOMPSON, Elling

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 6 Oct 1862. Private. Promoted Corporal. Died of disease, 20 Aug 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-V p928)

THOMPSON, Enion

IL 7th Inf Co K. Residence: Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee. Born in Norway. Civil War: Harness maker. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 23 May 1864 at Pulaski. Private. Killed in action at Alatoona, Georgia, on 5 Oct 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p53,54) “Thompson, Emon”

THOMPSON, Erick

WI 46th Inf Co I. Residence: Clarno, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Married. Brown eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at York, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Buried at Adams, Green County “30 Sep 1832 – 19 Sep 1902”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-10,13; red book vol 51) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

THOMPSON, Even

From Hamar, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ever

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Sylvester, Green County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51.)

THOMPSON, Frank

WI 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Civil War: Seaman. Age 27. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee. Mustered 29 Dec 1862 at Milwaukee. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Absent sick in the General Hospital at Madison, Wisconsin, since 6 Oct 1864. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Apr 1865. Mustered out 23 Aug 1865 at Milwaukee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 131-15; red book vol 32)

THOMPSON, George

MN 2nd Cav Co C. Residence: Adams, Mower County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 16 Nov 1863. Mustered 28 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Nov 1865. Sources: (MINN p720) (MCIW p557)

THOMPSON, George T.

WI 42nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Aug 1864 at Lodi. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-4; red book vol 47)

THOMPSON, Gilbert

Civil War: Private. Lived in Alberta, Canada. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Gul

From Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Came to America in 1848. Civil War: Private. Lived in Hartland Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Died in Hartland. Sources: (Ulvestad p334) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR) (FCHS) “Guthormson, Gul” “Grov, Gul” “Thompson, Gunl”

THOMPSON, Gunder

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Mustered 2 Mar 1864. Recruit. Private. Killed in the Battle of Pine Bluff on 26 Sep 1864. Sources: (MINN p140) (MCIW p186) (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Haldor

Civil War: Private. Lived at Lansing, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Halvar M.

US 9th Cav Co H. Born 1831. Civil War: Age 30. Entered the service on 20 Dec 1861 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Private. Rose to First Lieutenant. Discharged 29 Jul 1862 at Fort Leavenworth. Died at age 74 on 4 Dec 1905 and is buried in the Lake Preston, South Dakota, Cemetery, block 4, lot 22, grave 7. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Kingsbury County)

THOMPSON, Halver

MN 1st Reg Hvy Arty Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Føgn prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Came to America about 1855. Married in 1859 at Fayette County, Iowa, to Karine Gjesfjeld. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 17 Oct 1864. Mustered 18 Oct 1864. Private. Transferred to Co D on 7 Jul 1865. Discharged from the service with D Company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: Settled near Newry. Later moved to Moscow. Died 5 June, 19??, aged nearly 88. Sources: (MINN p581,586) (MCIW p620,623) (Obituary,Rootsweb.com, paper and date missing; item supplied by Scarlett Glover, Olympia, WA) “Thompson, Halvor” “Torkjellson, Halver” “Langeland, Halver”

THOMPSON, Halvor

From Arendal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Hans

MN 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Holt, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Drafted. Mustered 30 Jan 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Whalen, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p103) (MCIW p141) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

THOMPSON, Hans

IL 15th Cav Co L. Residence: Earlville, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1862 and mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to Tenth Cavalry Consolidated, unassigned. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p49) [Name and data very faint]

THOMPSON, Hans

WI Hv Arty Co F. Residence: Cortland, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Portage, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his company on 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 245-7; 246-4; red book vol 6)

THOMPSON, Hans

See VEIUM, Hans Thompson

THOMPSON, Hans

From Salttvedt prestegjeld, Haugesund, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Normanna, Texas. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Helge

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in St. Louis, Missouri, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Hellick

Civil War: Private. Lived at Woonsocket, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Henry

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born near Bergen, Norway, on 16 Aug 1834. Came to America at age 18. Settled in Dane County, Wisconsin. Married 1857 to Marintha Wheeler. Eight children. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 30 Aug 1862. Private. Left in hospital at Nicholasville, Kentucky, 9 Nov 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 17 Jun 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. Died 1912 in Cherokee, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13,16; red book vol 28) (“The Grov/Grove Family from Norway to America”, by Sue Marvelyn Butterfield Picard, printed privately, 1986.) (RWV vol 2 p240)

THOMPSON, Henry

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 41. Married. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1861 at Dodgeville and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Seriously wounded in his left arm at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, and sent to hospital. Mustered out with G Company on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p313)

THOMPSON, Henry

Civil War: Living at Volga, Brookings County, Dakota Territory. In August 1878, he was granted a pension of $2 a month because of a gun shot wound to hi right arm. Sources: (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, publ by Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota p 23)

THOMPSON, Henry

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Henry

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ira

WI 7th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’2”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 25 Oct 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Henry Baker, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 3 Jul 1865. Died of disease on 17 Jun 1865 (sic). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p84) (WLCW p36)

THOMPSON, Jacob

Civil War: Buried at St. John’s, Stone Bank, Wisconsin; stone reads “1838 – 1879”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Thompson, Jacob Johnson”

THOMPSON, Jacob

NE 1st Reg Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 18 Jun 1861 at Omaha, Nebraska. Private. Died 14 Jan 1862 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (NSHS Microfilm RG18)

THOMPSON, Jacob

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stanagen (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Wounded at Chancellorsville, 2 May 1863. Absent sick at mustering out of his Regiment. No discharge furnished. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

THOMPSON, James

MI 2nd Cav Co G. Civil War: Enrolled 2 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged 1 Oct 1864, term having expired. Post war: Lived at Ellendale, Dickey County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

THOMPSON, James

WI 11th Inf Co A. Residence: Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Sep 1861 at Cross Plains. Mustered 21 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, 1 May 1863; Champion Hills, Mississippi, 16 May 1863; Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, 17 May 1863; the Siege of Vicksburg and “assault on the works” 22 May 1863; and the siege of Jackson, Mississippi, 18 Jul 1863. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Indianola, Texas. Re-mustered there 13 Feb 1864. Took part in the siege of Blakely, Alabama, and the assault on the works 9 Apr 1865, and was there severely wounded in both legs. Mustered out with his regiment at Mobile, Alabama, 4 Sep 1865. Granted a pension of $3 a month because of the wound to his right leg. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p24) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

THOMPSON, James A.

WI 24th Inf Co B. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Monroe, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Bookkeeper. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Engaged in the battle of Perryville. Reduced from Sergeant to Corporal on 20 Sep 1862. Reduced to ranks in Dec 1862. Detailed to General Sherman’s headquarters from December 1862 until 2 April 1864 when he was sent to a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Discharged from the service for disability on 7 Mar 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-17; red book vol 29) “Thompson, James M.”

THOMPSON, Johan

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived for awhile in Iola, Wisconsin; then moved to Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

MD 1st Inf Co C. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted from Baltimore, Maryland. Private. Awarded the Medal of Honor. At Hatchers Run, Virginia, on 6 Feb 1865, as color bearer with most conspicuous gallantry he preceded his regiment in the assault and planted his flag upon the enemy’s works. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 239, 1021)

THOMPSON, John

From Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Charles Mix County, South Dakota. Moved to Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

Indian War: Private. Killed at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 22 Sep 1865 on expiration of his term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72)

THOMPSON, John

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 9 Jul 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)

THOMPSON, John

From Telemarken, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Black Duck, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born on 8 Sep 1845 in Modum, Norway, a son of Thomas Haugen. Came to America with his parents in 1860 to Martell. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 24 Feb 1864. Mustered 24 Feb 1864. Private. Said to have been with Sherman’s march to the sea. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Married Aaste Marie Jacobson on 5 Apr 1868 and moved to Gilman, Pierce County, and later to Seeley, Sawyer County, Wisconsin. Eleven children. Thompson died Sources: (MINN p84) (MCIW p135) Rootsweb.com. Pierce County Obituaries, Pam Long rplong@rcip.com) “Thomason, Johan” “Hagensen, John”

THOMPSON, John

MN 8th Inf Co D. Residence: Arendahl, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born “Johan Trulsen Mael” in Norway. One of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to serve in the Civil war. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 17 Nov 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. His unit was sent first to fight in the Indian wars. Was in the battle of Killdeer Mountain, Dakota Territory, 28 Jul 1864. Later the 8th fought at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and in the battle of Kingston. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p382) (MCIW p407) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p151) (Sharon Buethner <sjlbuethner-sheminee@worldnet.att.net>)

THOMPSON, John

MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. The Roscoe Mounted Militia, organized at Roscoe, Minnesota, 28 Aug 1862, and served 33 days. Private. Was sick in Roscoe. Sources: (MCIW p796) (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

From Modum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Pierce County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

THOMPSON, John

WI 7th Inf Co I. Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “John Guttormsen Kirkeby” on 29 Jun 1841 at Meraker, Norway, son of Guttorm Johnsen and Beret, both of Kringplas, Norway. Came to America in 1854, his parents and a sister dying of cholera during the voyage. He was taken in and raised by a family on the ship, Nils and Susanna Ivarsen, whose sons, John and Iver, later served in the Civil War. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted at outbreak of war in 1861 and served until 1862. Private. Mustered out for disability. Regained his strength and re-enlisted in WI 30th Inf Co H. Corporal. Served until Oct 1865. Married Kirsti Haugen [12 Dec 1845-11 Apr 1918]. Moved to Minnehaha County, South Dakota, in 1866. Eleven children. John died 2 Jul 1913 at age 71 in Sverdrup, South Dakota, of an acute intestinal obstruction. Buried in West Pioneer Nidaros Cemetery in Sverdrup Township, NW lot, block 11, grave 8. Sources: Rootsweb.com. Ragnar Olsen ragolse@online.no) (Donald Nelson trondelag-L@rootsweb.com) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) (Ulvestad p265)

THOMPSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Moscow and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Disappeared from the steamship “Alps” on 4 Apr 1862, while coming with part of the regiment from Birds Point, Missouri, to Mississippi River Island No. 10. Not known if he fell overboard and drowned or if he ran away. Listed as deserter. Ager states that Thompson drowned on 4 Apr 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p313)

THOMPSON, John

WI 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Mt. Morris. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35)

THOMPSON, John

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Franklin, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, John B.

WI Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Preston, Tremealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Salem, New York. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, black hair, florid complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 19 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the Battery at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on 20 Feb 1864. On 31 Aug 1864, he was shown to be on sick furlough to Wisconsin from the Marine hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Still so listed on 30 Nov 1864. Battery report of 31 Jan 1865 shows him at Harvey Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, but he had already been discharged for disability on 14 Oct 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 230-1,7,8,9; 259-10; red book vol 5)

THOMPSON, John B.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 3 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Buried at Lincoln, Ridgeway, Iowa; stone reads “3 Oct 1838 – 18 Feb 1893”. Sources: (ISW-II p536) (XSS Iowa p288) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

THOMPSON, John B.

IA 20th Inf Co G. Unknown War: Buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Keystone, South Dakota. Lot 2, block 68, grave 4. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Pennington County)

THOMPSON, John G.

NJ 29th Inf Co I. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 37. Upholsterer. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Sources: (New Jersey State Archives “Regimental and Company Books 1861-65”, Series SDEA4039, book 37)

THOMPSON, John H.

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Aug 1861. Mustered on 26 Sep 1861. Private. Recruit. Sick in a hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. Discharged from the service 14 Jun 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 63)

THOMPSON, John W.

WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Married. Enlisted for three years on 22 Aug 1862 at Wiota. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Corporal. Mustered out 25 May 1865 at New York City. A veteran named John Thompson, living in Shullsburgh, Lafayette County, in May 1881 was granted a pension of $8 a month because of diarrhea and resulting disability to his heart. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

THOMPSON, Johnson

IA 7th Inf Co C. Residence: Oskaloosa, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 15 Jul 1861. Mustered 24 Jul 1861. Private. Wounded in leg 7 Nov 1861, Belmont, Missouri. Discharged from the service for wounds 17 Sep 1862, Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-I p1038)

THOMPSON, Jonas

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned to guard the commissary stores at Camp Ethridge on 23 Jun 1862. Seriously wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, on 31 Dec 1862 and sent to Nashville, Tennessee. Sick in Nashville again on 31 May, 31 Jul and 11 Nov 1863. Discharged from the service at Nashville for disability 19 Feb 1864. He is on the Roll of Honor. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20, p20) (Buslett p370) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p294)

THOMPSON, Joseph H.

MN 1st Inf Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Ireland. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 29 Apr 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Killed in a Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. [The first battle was 21 Jul 1861, the second on 29-30 Aug 1862. Sources: (MINN p30) (MCIW p54) (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Julius

IL 12th Cav Co H. Residence: Little Rock, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there on that day. Private. Transferred to Company H Consolidated. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p148)

THOMPSON, K.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Franklin, Minnesota (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Knud

Indian War: Private. Served in Minnesota. Was sick in Roscoe, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Knud

WI 3rd Inf Co _. Residence: Gibbon, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Drafted for one year. Mustered 29 Dec 1864 at Gibbon. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3)

THOMPSON, Knud

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Knud

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Menomonie, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Knud

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Drafted from Gibson, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 29 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1; red book vol 27)

THOMPSON, Knudt

WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Moscow. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in a hospital in New York City. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) “Thompson, Knent”

THOMPSON, Knudt

Born 23 Feb 1835 in Norway. Civil War: Died of heart failure at age 71 on 9 May 1906 at Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Buried in Willow Creek Lutheran Cemetery in Burk Township, lot 68, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) “Singlestad, Knudt”

THOMPSON, Knute

MO 8th Inf Co C. Born 1846 in Norway. Civil War: Age 15. Entered service on 5 Oct 1861 at Sheldon, Missouri. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged 31 Oct 1864 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Granted pension of $24 per month, pension number 1,000,507. Died at age 69 of cardiac dilatation on 12 Aug 1915 in the Battle Mountain Sanitarium at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried there in lot 4, block 6, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

THOMPSON, Koscinsko

WI 51st Inf Co F. Civil War: Musician. Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jan 1862 at Clermont and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Died of disease in hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, 3 Nov 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-8; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p575) (Ulvestad p334) (Ager p311) “Thomason, Lars” “Thomasson, Lars”

THOMPSON, Lawrence

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at Houston. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Bern, North Carolina. Absent sick in Annapolis, Maryland. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,15,17; red book vol 24) [Red book lists 4 Mar 1862 muster as being at Racine, Wisconsin.] (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan 1863) “Thompson, Laurentz”.

THOMPSON, Levin

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Levin

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Traill County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Lewis

WI 11th Inf Co F. Residence: Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Lars Trulsen Mael”. One of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to serve in the Civil war. From Bergen. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 27 Sep 1861. Private. Was ill much of the time. Discharged from the service for disability on 4 Apr 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p118) (Sharon Buethner sjlbuethner-sheminee@worldnet.att.net)

THOMPSON, Lewis

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Born “Lasse Guttormsen Bø” on 25 Dec 1842 at Vik, Sogn, Norway. Came to America to Boone County with his mother and siblings in 1855. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 in Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p370) (Ager p294) (e-mail Zona A Mathison, Moorhead, Minnesota, zonam@rrnet.com)

THOMPSON, Lewis

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in Regimental Hospital from 21 Apr 1865 through at least 30 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service for disability on 10 Sep 1865 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3,14,16,19)

THOMPSON, Louis

WI 7th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. “Louis Tomsen” died of disease on 14 Aug 1864 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sources: (Kennedy, James B., Wisconsin Civil War name index) (WLCW p36) (Love p1068)

THOMPSON, Louis

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Missing at Petersburg, Virginia, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p334).

THOMPSON, Louis

WI 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered 7 Dec 1864. Private. Took part in the Siege of Fort Spanish, Alabama, in 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p140)

THOMPSON, Louis M.

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: La Crosse, La Cross County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Hazel eyes, sandy hair, flush complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for one year on 10 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ansil Killicutt of Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined Company G for duty on 2 Nov 1864. Died accidentally on 7 May 1865, drowned while bathing while enroute from Richmond, Virginia, to Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p138) (WLCW p63) (Love p1077)

THOMPSON, M.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Toronto, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Mars

MN 2nd Inf Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Substitute. Mustered 16 Jun 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p108) (MCIW p143)

THOMPSON, Martin

MN 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Mustered 25 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p108) (MCIW p143)

THOMPSON, Martin

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted at Chicago, Illinois, in 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 9 Jan 1863)

THOMPSON, Mathias

Residence: Fargo, North Dakota. From Ringebu, Guddbrandsdalen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p261)

THOMPSON, Mens

IA 8th Inf Co A. Residence: Clinton County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Mustered 5 Jan 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 5 Feb 1865, Memphis, Tennessee, for disability. Sources: (ISW-I p1202)

THOMPSON, Michael

IL 23rd Inf Co K Consolidated. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Apr 1865 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p53)

THOMPSON, Michael

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 23 Feb 1835. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Corporal. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 16 Dec 1863. Sick in Division hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 1864. Promoted to Sergeant 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out with I Company, 10 Feb 1865, at Chattanooga. In 1886, he was living at St. Ansgar, Iowa. He died there 28 Nov 1917, and is buried there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p126) (Buslett p609) (Ulvestad p261) (Ager p281, photo) (XSS Iowa p705) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Michal

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at St. Ansgar, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Mons

MN 8th Inf Co D. Born “Mons Trulsen Mael”. One of five sons of Truls Hermundsson Mael to serve in the Civil war. Civil War: Enlisted as a substitute for his brother-in-law, Ole Frickson. Private. Did not marry. Lived to be 81. Sources: (Sharon Buethner sjlbuethner-sheminee@worldnet.att.net)

THOMPSON, Mons

WI 7th Inf Co E. Born in Fjeldberg, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 21. Dark eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year on 25 Oct 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for William Tickerman (Flickerman ?) of Menomonee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the battle of Gravely Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865. Discharged from the service 28 Jun 1865. Later, he lived at Story City, Iowa. Died in 1890. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p84) (Ulvestad p334) “Sæbo, Mons”

THOMPSON, Nathan F.

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 50. Married. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disease at Madrid Bend, Tennessee, on 15 Apr 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544)

THOMPSON, Neils

WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Hickory Grove, Grant County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Mifflin, Iowa County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5; red book vol 47)

THOMPSON, Nels

WI 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Dunkirk. Mustered 25 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Captured by the enemy near Carrioncrow Bayou, Louisiana, on 3 Nov 1863. Exchanged and rejoined the regiment on 6 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

THOMPSON, Nels

Born 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Post war: Died 1914. Buried in Rock Prairie Cemetery, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Otter Tail County Historical Society) “Thompson, Nelse”

THOMPSON, Nels

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Andrew Peterson, Timmon (sp?), Grant County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Boscobel the same day. Private. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2; red book vol 9 p184)

THOMPSON, Nels

Civil War: Corporal. In 1907, living in Duckabush, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p265)

THOMPSON, Nelson

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital 12 Jun 1863. Died of disease on 8 May 1864 at Hampton Hospital, Fort Monroe, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24) (Love p1090) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan, 23 Mar, 1 May & 12 Jun 1863) “Thompson, Nels” “Thompson, Nils”

THOMPSON, Nelson

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: Clarno, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17)

THOMPSON, Nicolai

AL. CSA. Born 29 May 1839 in Mandal, Norway. Shipwrecked in the West Indies; picked up by a blockade runner and carried to Mobile, Alabama. Civil War: Enlisted at Mobile. Served until end of war. Post war: Moved to Texas, eventually to Randal County. Died 30 Apr 1919, Hereford, Canyon County, Texas. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

THOMPSON, Niel

IL 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Grove, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Oct 1861 at Caledonia, Minnesota. Mustered 30 Dec 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 18 May 1862 in a hospital boat on the Tennessee River. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p117)

THOMPSON, Niels

MN 11th Inf Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p502) (MCIW p494)

THOMPSON, Nils

From Stavangerkanten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Normanna, Texas (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Nils

Civil War: Private. Lived at Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co F. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 14 Mar 1865 at Moscow. Mustered 27 Mar 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the company on 21 May 1865. Died of disease on 2 Aug 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16 p120) (WLCW p 56) (Love p1075)

THOMPSON, Ole

Residence: Fossum, Minnesota. Civil War: Corporal. Sources: (Ulvestad p266)

THOMPSON, Ole

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 27 Dec 1835 in Norway. Came to Kendall County in 1857. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Brown eyes, blond hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. After the war, he lived in Grundy County. Died there in 1909. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17) Rootsweb.com Great Grandson Larry Mews lmeow99@earthlink.net)

THOMPSON, Ole

MN 11th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 31 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p529) (MCIW p506)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Hazel eyes, light hair, blonde complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service on 25 Oct 1862 by reason of his enlistment into the US Regular Army. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p204)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 3rd Inf Co ?. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enrolled 3 Mar 1865 at Benton, Wisconsin, for three years as a substitute for William Dodge. Private. Transferred from WI 22nd Inf Co K to WI 3rd Inf Co ? on 1 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2; red book vol 27)

THOMPSON, Ole

IA 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born about 1841 in Norway, the son of Tosten Olson. Came to America in 1844. The Olson family settled in Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Ole Thompson moved to Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, and worked in a store. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 5 Feb 1862. Mustered 10 Mar 1862. Private. Died of disease 22 Jun 1862, Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-II p1188) (“North Dakota, History and People”, publ., The S.J.Clarke Publishing Co, Chicago, 1917, vol III p597)

THOMPSON, Ole

Civil War: Private. Wounded. Lived at Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ole

Civil War: Private. Lived at Green County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ole

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Goven, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Ole Thompsen Rogan” on 10 Aug 1841 at Vang, Valders, Norway, the son of a blacksmith, Thomas Rogan, and Dorst Olesdatter. Came to America in 1857 to Winneshiek County. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Was with the Pioneer Corps in November 1862. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in September 1864. Promoted to Corporal, 1 Oct 1864. Said to have seen action in 14 encounters with the enemy. Mustered out with Company K at Chattanooga, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Lived after the war near Twin Valley, Minnesota. Married in 1866 to Mrs. Ingeborg Skiem (Skeim) [1844-1932]. Seven children, two born in Iowa, five in Norman County, Minnesota. In 1873, they moved to Flom Township, Norman County. In 1892, he was living in Fossum, Norman County, Minnesota. Died 31 Dec 1918. Buried at Wild Rice Lutheran churchyard, Norman County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p645) (Ager p283, photo; p319) (Ulvestad p325) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) (“The Twin Valley Community Saga”, publ 1986, p295) (“Flom 125th Anniversary Community Book”, publ. 2002) “Rogen, Ole T” “Rogan, Ole T”

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Regimental Staff Servant. Civil War: Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Employed as servant to Regimental Major George Wilson. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 78-1)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 18th Inf Co G. Residence: New Ellen, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Soldier. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Grand Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Enlistment credited to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Huntsville, Alabama. Re-mustered the same day. Promoted to Corporal on 18 Feb 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11,13 red book vol 23) “Thomason, Ole” “Thomasen, Ole”

THOMPSON, Ole

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died at Menomonie, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p334)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hasslo (looks like), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 26 Jun 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Died of disease in hospital at Memphis, Tennessee, on 26 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Thomsen, Ole”

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 35th Inf Co G. Residence: Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 37. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Feb 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 4 Feb 1864. Private. Died of disease on 14 Aug 1864 in the Regimental hospital at Morganza, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 157-13; red book vol 40)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4” (or 5’6”). Enlisted for one year on 22 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,6)

THOMPSON, Ole

WI 22nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enrolled as a substitute for William Dodge of Trenton, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 3 Mar 1865 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)

THOMPSON, Ole A.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Door County, Wisconsin. Born 7 Jun 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Feb 1862 in Door County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 1 Mar 1862. Bounty $100. Private. Sent to hospital sick on 20 Jul 1862. Sent to hospital in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Aug 1862. Took part in the bombardment at Island No. 10; was in the Battle at Perryville, Kentucky, 8 Oct 1862; in a skirmish at Lancaster, Kentucky, 14 Oct 1862; in the Battle of Stone’s River, 30-31 Dec 1862; in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, during October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga 21 Sep 1864. Sent to convalescent center. Assigned to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 13 Jan 1865; then to 24th Infantry. Discharged from the service at Huntsville, Alabama, 13 Mar 1865, his term of service having expired. He is entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, for his role in the Battle of Stone’s River. Died 14 Aug 1918. Burfied at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8,15; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p519) (Ager p308) (Ulvestad p334) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Ole G.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Adams, Green County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 in Green County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, in July, 1862; and in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862. Was on special guard duty at the prison hospital in Nashville on 12 Jun 1863. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in November 1863. Sick in the camp hospital 30 Jun 1864. Mustered out with K Company, 10 Feb 1865, at Chattanooga. Thompson was living in Highland, Minnesota, in 1893. Buried in Adams. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p150) (Buslett p645) (Ager p319) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Ole G.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Ygre, Voss, Norway, in 1841. Came to America in 1853. Worked for the Chicago Journal as a typographer until 1861. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years 27 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 8 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned to Company A, where he became a Sergeant. Became Second Lieutenant in Company B on 14 May 1862. Became First Lieutenant in Company B 1 Nov 1862. Illnesses, mainly diarrhea, left him unfit for service, and he was given leave. He returned in time to join the Battle of Stone’s River. His illness returned and he resigned 30 Jan 1863. After the war, he went into Chicago politics, eventually became a city police officer. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p28) (Buslett p372) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p294) (RWV p808) (Hedberg)

THOMPSON, Ole H.

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 10 Jun 1838 in Etna, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Sergeant. Discharged from the service 22 Sep 1864, expiration of term of service. Post war: Lived in Grundy County, Illinois. Died 27 Dec 1884 in Lisbon Township. Buried at West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, Illinois; stone reads “10 Jun 1838 – 27 Dec 1884”. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 62) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Ulvestad p334) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

THOMPSON, Ole T.

See TORENSON, Ole.

THOMPSON, Oliver

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded at Browntown and died of his wounds during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Oliver

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 25. Married. Enlisted 15 Nov 1861 at Chicago. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 18 Nov 1861. Mustered 22 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered out 20 Dec 1864, expiration of service or “killed in battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14) (Buslett p343, photo; p544) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p72, photo; p290)

THOMPSON, Oliver P.

WI 25th Inf Co I. Residence: (looks like Sanelsen), Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862 at Sanelsen ?. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15)

THOMPSON, Orfin

IA 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 26 Aug 1861. Mustered 24 Sep 1861. Private. Wounded slightly in a foot on 7 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Discharged from the service for disability 26 Aug 1862, St. Louis, Missouri. “Orrin Thompson” died age 85 at Altoona. Sources: (ISW-II p129) (Unidentified obituary)

THOMPSON, Oscar

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17)

THOMPSON, Oscar

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Killed, shot through his head, at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p236, photo; p313)

THOMPSON, Otto

WI 25th Inf Unassigned. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”, Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Adams, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Failed to report on 15 Oct 1864. Arrested 13 May 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Service dates from 13 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13)

THOMPSON, Peder

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Per Torgeirsen Såheimsmogen” in 1837 at Tinn, Telemark, Norway. He was the son of Torgeir Vetlesen Såheimsmogen and Aagoth Tovsdatter. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 4 Nov 1862, and he died there on 8 Jan 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville, Tennessee, section N, grave 453. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p150) (Buslett p645) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p319) (e-mail, Gene Estenson <gestensen@aol.com>) (Meeker)

THOMPSON, Peter

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 43. Blue eyes, sandy hair, ruddy complexion, 6’. Enrolled for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Forestville, Wisconsin, and mustered that day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 23 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p184)

THOMPSON, Peter

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence not shown. Born 10 Jun 1836 in Lome, Vestre Slidre, Norway. Came to America in 1852. In 1862 he joined a militia to fight the Sioux around New Ulm and Fort Ridgely. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 26 Aug 1863. Mustered not shown. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p798) (MCIW p668) (VGC, Duluth Skandinaven, 25 May 1917)

THOMPSON, Peter

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Christiania, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Peter

WI 36th Inf Co H. Residence: Utica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Prairie du Chien, Crawford County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Laborer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Feb 1864 at Prairie du Chien. Mustered 14 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded 7 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor. Sources: (WHS red book vol 41)

THOMPSON, Peter

WI 22nd Inf Co E. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Janesville. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 2 Jul 1864. “A faithful soldier.” Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

THOMPSON, Peter

IA 30th Inf Co E. Residence: Germanville, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 37. Enlisted 9 Aug 1862. Mustered 25 Aug 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1863. Wounded at Taylor’s Ridge, Tennessee, on 27 Nov 1863; his leg amputated. Died of his wounds on 12 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-III cd p96)

THOMPSON, Peter

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at Houston. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at Newbern, North Carolina. Bounty $400. Absent as a paroled prisoner. Mustered out 11 May 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,17; red book vol 24) [Red book states muster in was at Racine, Wisconsin.] (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan, 29 Mar, 28 Apr & 12 Aug 1863)

THOMPSON, Peter

WI 7th Inf Co D. Residence: Union, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway 18 Mar 1838. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1861 at Stoughton, Wisconsin. Mustered 26 Aug 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in battle of Gainesville. Discharged from the service 5 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, expiration of his term of service. On 14 Jan 1867, then age 28 and living in Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin, he applied for additional bounty of $100 and this was granted. Married Carrie Christenson on 26 Oct 1868. Ten children. They eventually lived at Ionia, Chickasaw County, Iowa. He applied for and was granted a pension. He died 10 May 1915. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-3; red book vol 12 p64) (“The Grov/Grove Family from Norway to America”, by Sue Marvelyn Butterfield Picard, printed privately, 1986.)

THOMPSON, Peter M.

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 14 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Died 25 Mar 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p613) (MCIW p634)

THOMPSON, Peter T.

SD 1st Inf Co E. Born 1859 in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 39. Entered service on 2 May 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 5 Oct 1899 at San Francisco, California. Died at age 55 on 14 Feb 1914 in the Battle Mountain Sanitarium at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried there in lot 4, block 3, grave 10. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

THOMPSON, Petter

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. In coma after the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee {6-7 Apr 1862]. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, R.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Badger, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Richard

CA Second Cavalry, Co A. Born 18 Jun 1830 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted 5 Sep 1861. Private. Discharged 4 Oct 1864. Died 2 Jun 1892 in Wisner, Nebraska. Buried in Cumings County, Nebraska, Norwegian Wisner Cemetery, grave 5. Sources: (Rootsweb “Civil War Veterans, Cumings County, Nebraska.”)

THOMPSON, Sever

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 6 Oct 1862. Private. Died of disease 30 Aug 1863, Keokuk, Iowa. Buried Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V p928)

THOMPSON, Severt

WI 3rd Inf Co H. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enrolled for one year on 30 Aug 1864 in Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for George Overhalen (sp?), Wycena, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 9 Apr 1865 at Annapolis, Maryland. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2; red book vol 9 p164) (WLCW p17) (Love p1061)

THOMPSON, Simon

IL 26th Inf Co E. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Aug 1861 at Ottawa. Mustered the same day at Camp Butler. Corporal. Discharged from the service 14 Aug 1864 near Atlanta, Georgia, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 67)

THOMPSON, Stone

MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p808).

THOMPSON, Svennung

From Lunde, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Sylfest

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: McFarland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 1 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Deserted at Madison on 28 Feb 1862. The charge of desertion was officially removed and he was honorably Discharged from the service on 1 Mar 1862. Lived at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-3; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p576) (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Syver

WI 25th Inf Co F. Residence: Coon Prairie, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Unmarried. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Dec 1863 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 26 Dec 1863. Bounty paid at muster $60. Private. Died 6 Jun 1864 in a field hospital of wounds in action at Dallas, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13; red book vol 30) (Love p1098) “Thomson, Sever”

THOMPSON, T.

Civil War: Private. Lived at Montsano, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Targe

WI 50th Inf Co F. Residence: Green Bay, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Feb 1865 at Green Bay. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of pneumonia in the post hospital at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, on 19 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-7,15) (Love p1122) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) “Thompson, Torget” “Thompson, Tayet”

THOMPSON, Thom

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Starbuck, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom

Spanish-American War: Private. He was a Marine soldier. Lived in Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom

From Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia [27 Jun 1864]. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Marshall County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Harmony, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom

From Nedre Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Bratsberg, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thom P.

Civil War: Private. Lived at Thor, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 53rd Inf Co I. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Ottawa. Mustered 30 Mar 1864 at Camp Yates. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 22 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p47; reel 47-9 p47)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 30 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 13th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted in Sep 1861. Private. Post war: Moved from Iowa to Traill County, Dakota Territory, in June 1878. Sources: (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territory Census, p138)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Died of heart disease on 8 Jul 1862 at Rienzi, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72)

THOMPSON, Thomas

Residence: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Civil War: Corporal. Sources: (Ulvestad p266)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 64th Inf Co G. Residence: Joliet, Will County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1864 at Joliet. Mustered there on 4 Jan 1865. Private. Deserted 11 Mar 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p83)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 72nd Inf Co F. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 35. Married. Hazel eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Chicago and mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Mustered out 4 Aug 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

THOMPSON, Thomas

IL 104th Inf Co F. Residence: Bruce, La Salle County, Illinois. Born 26 Jun 1832 in Norway. Came to America in 1857. Married 12 Nov 1860 to Christina Mitchell in Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois, in Nov 1860. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Married. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois, and mustered there on 27 Aug 1862. Private. Wounded in both shoulders during the battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee. Discharged from the service 17 Jan 1863 at Camp Chase, Ohio. Post war: This family moved to Webster County, Iowa, in the early 1890s. He filed for an increase in pension on 8 Jul 1904. Sources: (ILSA reel 9 p54) Rootsweb.com message by Cyndy K Thompson)

THOMPSON, Thomas

MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Kilbourn City, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Substitute. Mustered 11 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p183) (MCIW p225)

THOMPSON, Thomas

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Died 22 Oct 1863 (or 1862) at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (MINN p341) (MCIW p378) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)

THOMPSON, Thomas

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Poulsbo, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thomas

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Took part in five battles, but what happened to him afterwards is unknown. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 15 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered in Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disease, 6 Oct 1862, at Cincinnati, Ohio. Post war: Married in 1866 to Karen Olesdatter. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p519) (Ager p308) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, later that month. Private. Deserted at Camp Chase, Ohio, in 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7) [red book gives enlistment date as 23 Oct 1861.]

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Nelson, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865. Absent sick 28 Mar 1865. Returned to duty 23 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p48) (Larsen)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 13th Inf Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Harald Mikelson of Vermont township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 13 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-14; red book vol 18, p22)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. “Torsten Torstensen Kopseng”, born 15 Apr 1825 in Eggedal, Norway, a son of Torsten Christiansen Kopseng and Ingerid Christoffersdatter Narum. He was an uncle of another soldier, Stengrim Hanson Bergerud. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 38. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, florid complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley. Mustered 17 Oct 161 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1864 and re-mustered 30 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Re-enlistment bounty $400. Captured by the enemy on 31 Dec 1864 at Pain Rock Bridge, Alabama. Mustered out on 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Post war: On 24 Sep 1865, he married Marte Torstensdatter Berg. They lived in Madison Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. In 1875, they moved to the vicinity of Mayville, Traill County, North Dakota. They had eight children, four of whom died in Iowa. Thom Thompson Kopseng died 8 Apr 1898 in Traill County, and was buried in Bruflat Cemetery in Viking township, Traill County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 65-15; red book vol 18, p146) (Letter: Rosie Goettelman, Decorah IA) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

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)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Spring Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born “Torbjørn Torkildsen Kobbervig” at Vinje, Voss, Hordaland, Norway, on 30 Apr 1839, son of Torkild Torbjørnsen Kobbervig and Brita Storksdatter Tvinden. He came with his father, step-mother and two sisters on “Syttende Mai”, which sailed from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 26 Jun 1849. They came to Leeds Township, Columbia Coounty, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Spring Prairie, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 10 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 4 Nov 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. Was absent without leave. Mustered out with Company on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Married Ingeborg (1853-1928). Died 28 May 1904. Buried in Spring Prairie Cemetery, De Forest, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p64) (Buslett p458) (Ager p302) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-265)

THOMPSON, Thomas

WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Fitchburg, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 7 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 4 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50)

THOMPSON, Thomas B.

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Died 2 (or 3) Jul 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p341) (MCIW p378) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)

THOMPSON, Thomas C.

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.”

THOMPSON, Thomas E.

WI 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Dunkirk. Mustered 25 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 2 Apr 1863 at Millikins Bend, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

THOMPSON, Thomas G.

WI 38th Inf Co C. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Mar 1864 at Argyle. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison. Private. Killed in action at Petersburg, Virginia, on 17 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 43)

THOMPSON, Thomas G.

NE 1st Cavalry Battalion Co C. Residence: Decatur, Nebraska. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 26 Oct 1863. Mustered 14 Jan 1864. Private. Transferred from the Consolidated 1st Battalion Cavalry and 1st Regiment Cavalry, Company A, on 10 Jul 1865. Discharged from the service 1 Jul 1866. Sources: (NSHS Microfilm RG 18)

THOMPSON, Thomas H.

MN 10th Inf Co B. Residence: Vernon, Dodge County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 15 Nov 1862. Private. Died 14 Dec 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p463) (MCIW p475)

THOMPSON, Thomas J.

IA 7th Inf Co C. Residence: Oskaloosa, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 15 Jul 1861. Mustered 24 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-I cd)

THOMPSON, Thomas P.

Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Died in a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Thomas T.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Utica, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Married. Brown eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Assigned as Corporal. Seriously wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Declared unfit for service and discharged from the service for his wounds 10 Jun 1863. Granted a pension of $18 a month because of a wound to his right thigh. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p576 photo) (Ulvestad p266) (Ager p193 photo; p311) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

THOMPSON, Thor C.

See THOMPSON, Thomas A.

THOMPSON, Toby

IL 23rd Inf Co K Consolidated. Residence not shown. Born in Syngdall (sic), Norway. Civil War: Packer. Age 17. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered there the next day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p53)

THOMPSON, Tom

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 1824. Came to Hartland Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 at Rushford. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 29 Apr 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Whalen, Fillmore County. Died 13 Jan 1898. Buried in Hartland Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24) (FCHS) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan 1863) “Thompson, Thomas”

THOMPSON, Tonnis

Residence: Lake Mills, Iowa. From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p261)

THOMPSON, Torbjorn

From Hardanger, Norway. Indian War: Private. Died in Vermillion, South Dakota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Torger

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Torger J.

From Hellan Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Took part in the battles of Shiloh, Tennessee on 6-7 Apr 1862 and one of the battles of Bull Run, Virginia [the first was 21 Jul 1861, the second was 29-30 Aug 1862]; not known what happened to him after that. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, Torris W.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 22. Blue eyes, blond hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 15 Jan 1864 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17)

THOMPSON, Torstein

Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Died in a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THOMPSON, William

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Black eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Mustered 12 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Private. Killed in a battle before Dallas, Georgia. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72)

THOMPSON, William

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Student. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Corporal. Died of disease on 26 Jul 1863 at Snyder’s Bluff, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32)

THOMPSON, William A.

WI 44th Inf Co I. Residence: Danville, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Columbus, Columbia County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, blonde complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Columbus. Mustered 17 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-15; red book vol 49; blue book)

THOMPSON, William A.

WI 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Columbus, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 19. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Columbus. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left in hospital at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Nov 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 3 Dec 1863 at New Iberia, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13,16; red book vol 28)

THOMPSON, William B.

IA 8th Inf Co G. Residence: Marengo, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 3 Sep 1861. Mustered 20 Sep 1861. Private. Missing in action and taken prisoner 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Transferred to Invalid Corps 9 Sep 1863. No further record. Sources: (ISW-I p1205)

THOMPSON, William H.

IL 89th Inf Unassigned recruit. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p45)

THOMSON, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Jun 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred from Co H on 7 Mar 1863. Retransferred 8 Apr 1863 Sources: (WHS red book vol 32)

THOMSON, Siver

WI 9th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½” Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for George Verhalen, Wyocena, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 44-13)

THOMSON, Swenning

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hartford, Washington County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-15; red book vol 49; blue book)

THOMSON, Thomas

IL 132nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Artist. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for 100 days on 11 May 1864 at Yorkville, Illinois. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p9)

THOMUS, Giff

WI 44th Inf Co B. Residence: Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Oct 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14; red book 49; blue book) “Thomas, Jeff”

THON, Erick Olsen

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died at Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THONSBY, John

From Solor, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at St. Louis County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORALDSON, Ditleff

WI 2nd Inf Co D. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker, harnessmaker. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Janesville. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 1 Aug 1862. At age 21, he enlisted again, for three years, on 30 Dec 1863 at Janesville. Mustered there the next day and assigned to WI 15th Inf Co A. Bounty $402. Corporal. Joined Company A at Strawberry Plains, Virginia. Transferred to Company H, 20 Dec 1864 at Whiteside, Tennessee. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps at Whiteside on 20 Jan 1865. Transferred to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I in the Wisconsin 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by reason of being supernumerary non-commissioned officer. Lived in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory. In February 1864 he was granted a pension of $8 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left shoulder. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 8; vol 18, p184; vol 20, p16) (Buslett p370) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p294) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, publ by Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota p 23) “Tharaldsen, Ditleff” “Tharaldson, Deitliff” “Thorwaldson, Dittliff” “Tharaldson, Detleff”

THORBEN, Thorson

WI Lt Arty 4th Battery. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Hazel eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John Christianson of Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 233-2; red book vol 5) “Thorbenson, Thorson”

THORBERG, Fred

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Dunn County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORBETSON (?), Thomas

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORDALSEN, Thomas

LA 8th Inf Co D. CSA. Residence: New Orleans, Louisiana. Born about 1816 in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Unmarried. Enlisted 19 Jul 1861 at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Private. Absent sick in General Hospital in Centreville (?), Virginia, on 4 Oct 1861. Discharged for disability from Louisiana Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, 5 Nov 1861. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

THORDSEN, Ole

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Irregular State Militia, Co C. Organized at New Ulm, Minnesota, 15 Sep 1862, and served until 10 Oct 1862 in New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p788) (Ulvestad p335)

THORDSEN, T.

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Irregular State Militia, Co C. Organized at New Ulm, Minnesota, 15 Sep 1862, and served until 10 Oct 1862 in New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p788) (Ulvestad p335)

THORENSON, Lorents

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p138)

THORESEN, A.

From Nummedal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Grant County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Bjorn

See TVEDT, Bjorn Thoresen

THORESEN, Carl

From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Christian

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Conrad

From Vikoren, Viks Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. After the war, he became a railway conductor in Chicago. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, E. T.

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Glenwood, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Edvard

From Trondelagen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Hesper, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Hans

Born 4 Sep 1838 at Gran, Hadeland, son of Thore Oleson and Margarette Stephensdatter Oleson. Came to America with his parents 15 Apr 1854. Civil War: Private. Died in Arkansas during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335) (Letter to Jerry Rosholt) “Thoreson, Hans” “Thorison, Hans” “Toreson, Hans” “Thorson, Hans”, “Torrison, Hans” “Therson, Hans” “Tourison, Hans” “Turreson, Hans” “Thoresin, Hans” “Thorsin, Hans”

THORESEN, Jens

From Hakedalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Clark, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, John H.

See THORISON, John. H.

THORESEN, John O.

From Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Morris, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Knut

See TVEDT, Knut Thoresen

THORESEN, Knut

See TORRISON, Knud

THORESEN, Knut

From Nordre Aurdal, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Lars

From Gravens Prestegjeld, Hasrdanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital in 1864, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Lorens

From Stjordalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p335)

THORESEN, Nils O.

Civil War: Private. Lived at Leeman, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died at Rolling Forks during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Swift County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Sivert

Civil War: Private. Lived at Manchester, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Thomas

From Gaarden Laaven in Aurland, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Ellendale, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Thor

From Aakrefjord, Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, on 27 Jun 1864. Died in Herscher, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Thor

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Grand Harbor, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESEN, Thore

WI 2nd Cavalry. Born 22 Sep 1846 in Valders, Norway. Came to America with a brother in 1856, to Dane County, Wisconsin. Moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1859. Civil War: Enlisted in Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry in 1862, serving until 1865. Private. Wounded. After the war, he went to Pope County, Minnesota. Clerk of Court 13 years, Justice of Peace 26 years. Elected Judge of Probate in 1888. Died at Glenwood, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p336) (“History of the Scandinavians in the United States” by O. N. Nelson, Publ. in Minneapolis, 1893, p619) “Thorson, Tory”

THORESEN, Torger

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Steele County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORESON, Andrew

MN 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Waseca, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 23. Enrolled and mustered 21 Jun 1898 at Waseca. Private. In hospital 1 Sep to 4 Sep. On 30-day furlough from 5 Sep. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p187) (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

THORESON, Finger

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Believed to have died in Andersonville Prison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544) ancestry.com) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p313) “Thoresen, Fingar”

THORESON, Herman

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringerike, Norway, about 1826. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Taken prisoner in Battle of Stone's River, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged. Returned to Regiment 1 May 1863. Mustered out with Company, 2 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p36) (Buslett p399) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p274, photo; p297) (Gjertveit) (Meeker)

THORESON, Ingval

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Holden, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Moved from Minnesota to Richland County, Dakota Territory, in June 1883. Sources: (MINN p472) (MCIW p478) (Ulvestad p335) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory). “Thoreson, Ingvald” “Thoreson, Ingwald”

THORESON, John

IL 74th Inf Co K. Residence: Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Wagon-maker. Age 42. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1862 at Rockford and mustered there on 4 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 30 Jul 1863 at Benton Barracks, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p66)

THORESON, Knud

See TORRISON, Knud

THORESON, Knud

WI 46th Inf Co K. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Barre, La Crosse County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11; red book vol 51)

THORESON, Lorenz

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Born 1 Jul 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Entered service on 4 Nov 1861 in Minnesota. Private. Discharged 22 Sep 1865. Died at age 73 of nephritis on 8 Aug 1912 at Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Buried in Stordahl Lutheran Cemetery near there, lot 6, block 3, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

THORGESON, Andrew

WI 2nd Inf Co D. Residence: Oxford, Marquette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 17 May 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 11 Jun 1861. Private. Appointed Corporal on 16 Jul 1862. Reduced in rank June 1863. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 2 Oct 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8)

THORISON, John H.

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Civil War: Clerk. Age not shown. Private. Transferred from Company A, 7 Jul 1865. His name does not appear in Company A muster rolls. Discharged from the service with M Company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p624) (MCIW p639) (Ulvestad p335) (Letter to Jerry Rosholt) “Thoresen, John H.”

THORISON, Ole

MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence not shown. Born 3 Oct 1827 in Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 27 Jul 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Died 5 Mar 1913 at Dakota City, Minnesota. Buried in Highview Cemetery, Farmington, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p259) (MCIW p294) (Ulvestad p336) (Unsigned note left on my desk at Bygdelag meeting, Northfield, Minnesota) “Thoresen, Ole”

THORMADSON, Peter

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Irregular State Militia. Organized at New Ulm, Minnesota, 15 Sep 1862, and served until 10 Oct 1862, in New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p788) (Ulvestad p336) “Thormodsen, Peter”

THORN, Andrew

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co E. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 30 Nov 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p590) (MCIW p625)

THORPE, Knute

US Army. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Born Knute Fredrik Knudsen Thorpe in Torp, Lista, Norway, a son of Theodore and Ulla Knudsen Thorpe. Came to America to Brooklyn in 1933. Second World War: Served in the 344th Field Artillery Battalion in Germany. Awarded a Silver Star for gallantry in action. Decorated again in Korea. Was in the Army for 26 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Post war: Earned a BA degree from George Washington University in 1958. Married in 1960 to Ortrud ?. Earned an MA degree in Public Administration from University of Oklahoma in 1976; an MA in International Relations from San Francisco State University in 1978; an MA in Economics from University of Oklahoma in 1979, and a Ph.D in Economics and International Relations from Colombia Pacific University in 1981. Died at age 88 on 16 Nov 2002 at his home in Alexandria, Virginia. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery on 7 Jan 2004. Sources: (Obituary, Norway Times, New York City, 17 Dec 2003, pg 10)

THORSEN, Alf

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Vermont, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. On the June 1863 muster roll, Alf Thorson is shown as sick at Madison since 30 Mar 1863. Detailed in Pioneer Corps, 24 Jun 1864. On 6 Apr 1865, Alf Thoreson is shown as joining the regiment from detached service in the Pioneer Corps at Little Rock, Arkansas. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)

THORSEN, Evans

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23 (or 43). Married. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transfered because of disability to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 20 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41)

THORSEN, P.

IA 12th Inf. From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Lieutenant. Sources: (Ulvestad p258). This may be the same man as THORSON, Ole C. See him.

THORSNES, Charles Johnson

See JOHNSON, Charles.

THORSNES, Ole

CSA. Born “Ole Johnson Eide” in 1836 at Gulen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, a son of John Olsen Eide and Gjetlaug Olsdatter Fleische. He came to America with his parents and four siblings on “Dorothea”, which sailed from Bergen and reached New York on 5 Jul 1848. They came to Dunkirk Township, Dane County, Wisconsin, and moved by 1855 to Vienna Township, Dane County. The family adopted the surname Thorsness. Civil War: Ole served with the Confederate Army and was said to have died during the war. His younger brother Charles Johnson served with the Wisconsin 23rd Infantry. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-394)

THORSON, Andrew

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p43)

THORSON, Andrew

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Sergeant. Sources: (MCIW p807) (Ulvestad p261)

THORSON, Byron

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Oakland, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Oakland. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $200, $120 still due at muster out. Private. Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864; assigned to Company H the next day. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13, 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32

THORSON, Edward

See TORESON, Edward

THORSON, Edward H.

IL 104th Inf Co G. Residence: Mission, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Mission. Mustered 27 Aug 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 3 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 9 p57)

THORSON, Gunner

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Oakland, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Oakland. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $60 paid. Recruit. Private. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865. Buried at Willerup cemetery, Cambridge, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13, 130-12; red book vol 32) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

THORSON, John

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Johannes Thorsen Indre Bauge” in Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway on 13 Sep 1843, son of Thor Thorsen Indre Fatland and Britha Andindsdatter Indre Bauge. He came to America with his parents and siblings on the ship “Kong Sverre”, arriving in New York on 21 Jun 1847 from Bergen with 161 passengers, a trip of 39 days. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 3 Apr 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Married Margaret Johnson on 23 Feb 1865. Six children. She died in 1890 and John married Martha Olson on 23 Dec 1893. One child, adopted. John died 9 Apr 1915 in Morris, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17) (Naeseth ’47-436)

THORSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co I. Born 1841. Civil War: Private. Died 12 Sep 1924. Buried in West Freeborn Church Cemetery, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Sources: (FCHS) “Thorson, Boel”

THORSON, John

IL 104th Inf Co G. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Mission, Illinois. Mustered 27 Aug 1862 at Ottawa. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Killed on 21 (20?) Jul 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. Sources: (ILSA reel 9 p55)

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)

THORSON, John O.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17)

THORSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service from the general hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 Aug 1862, for disability due to disease. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p545) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p313) “Thoreson, Knut”

THORSON, Nels

See OLAVUS, Nels

THORSON, Nels

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

THORSON, Ole C.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Eldorado, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 3 Oct 1861 as Sergeant. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Promoted Second Lieutenant 2 Apr 1863. Mustered out 1 Dec 1864. Sources: (ISW-II p537)

THORSON, Peter

WI 24th Inf Co G. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Sailmaker. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee. Mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Was in the battles of Chaplain Hills, Stone’s River. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga on 21 Sep 1863. Died of scurvy in Andersonville prison on 25 Oct 1864. Buried in grave 11475. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2; red book vol 29) (Love p1098) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Thorsen, Peter”

THORSON, Rier

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’1¾”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jan 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there on the same day. Bounty $302. Private. Wounded in a hand at the battle of Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, and sent to a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 1 Jan 1865. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th Regiment on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 18, p184; vol 20, p106) (Buslett p545) (Ulvestad p336) “Thoresen, Reier” “Thorson, Reid”

THORSON, Sever

IL 12th Cav Co H. Residence: Manchester, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at Marengo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Transferred to Company H Consolidated. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p148)

THORSON, Sven

WI Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Recruit. Private. Joined this battery on 16 Dec 1864 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Discharged from the service with the battery on 26 Jun 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 230-9; red book vol 5)

THORSON, Thomas

IA 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. After the war, he lived in Bath Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Joined the Albert Lea GAR post. Sources: (FCHS) “Thorson, Torger”

THORSON, Thor

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Thor Thorsen Indre Bauge” at Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, son of Thor Thorsen Fatland and Britha Anfindsdatter Indre Bauge. He came to America with his parents and siblings on “Kong Sverre”, sailing from Bergen and reaching New York on 21 Jun 1847. They came to Saratoga Township, Grundy County, Illinois. In 1855, they moved to Kendall County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Re-mustered the same day at Cleveland, Tennessee. Discharged from the service for disability on 19 Jun 1865. Post war: He married on 25 Dec 1868 to Carrie Nelson. Six children. Became a farmer in Herscher, Kankakee County, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 62, 63) (Naeseth ’47-435)

THORSON, Thor S.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out on 5 Jun 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA)

THORSON, Tory

WI 2nd Cav Co B. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled for three years on 28 Feb 1863 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 May 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Recruit. Private. (This name is red-lined on the muster-in roll.) Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 207-4)

THORSTAD, L. M.

From Ringsaker, Norway. Indian War: Private. Lived at Butternut, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORSTEN, Gilbert

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Assigned as Corporal. Died of dysentery at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 30 Oct 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p545) (Ulvestad p266) (Ager p313) “Thosten, Gilbert” “Tosten, Gilbert”

THORSTENSON, Carl O.

MN 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Madelia, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 23. Enrolled and mustered on 29 Jun 1898 at St. James, Minnesota. Private. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p178)

THORSTENSON, Lars

Civil War: In August 1879, while living at Clayton, Faribault County, Minnesota, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his left forearm. Sources: (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

THORUD, Henrik

From Tønsæt, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died at Menomonie, Wisconsin, in 1901. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORVALD, Plit

WI 19th Inf. Civil War: Sources: (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 10 Mar 1863)

THORWALDSON

See THORALDSON

THORWICK, E. E.

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Volga, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p336)

THORYSON, Andrew

IA 12th Inf Co G. Age 21. Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 31 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p537)

THOSTEN, Gilbert

See THORSTEN, Gilbert

THOSTESON, Thoston

WI 37th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Unmarried. Age 23. Gray eyes, brown hair, flush complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Scott Thompson, Sterling, Vernon County. Mustered the same day. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42) “Thostenson, Thosten”