Norwegians in the Civil War
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, 59. 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)