Nathan F. Thompson

Nathan F. Thompson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Nathan F. Thompson
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1811 -
Residence at Muster-In Beloit, Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861

Nathan F. Thompson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of the company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers."

The army listed him as living in Beloit, Rock County, WI, age 50, and married. He enlisted for three years on October 7, 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). Thompson was discharged from the service for disease at Madrid Bend, TN on April 15, 1862.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-9; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.106; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers] by Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.544.


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