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THUNES, Johannes O.

US Army. 410th Medical Collecting Company. Born 14 Mar 1910 in Bergen, Norway. Came to America in 1930. Second World War: Enlisted on 15 Mar 1942 as a medical technician. Served in the Pacific. Became a citizen in 1944. Discharged 10 Nov 1945. Post war: Woodworker. Married for 50 years to Nora. Died 2 May 2000 in Federal Way, Washington. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 4 May 2000)

THURSTENSON, Berger

MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 24 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p442) (MCIW p451)

THURSTON, Alfred M.

Civil War: In September 1882 while living in Cavour, Beadle County, Dakota Territory, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a gun shot wound to his right thigh and his left arm. Sources: (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, publ by Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota p 23)

THURSTON, Charles

IL 8th Cav Co G. Residence: King George, Virginia. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Mar 1862 at Chicago. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p132)

THURSTON, Ole

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