Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Thompson, Mark L

Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation:  Mother: 
Date of birth: 07 Jan 1835 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Scotland Wife: 
Date of death: 1902 2nd wife: 
Place of death:  3rd wife: 
Place of burial:   
Cause of death: 



War record
  Rank: Private Company: B Regiment: 2nd
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 20 Apr 1861
  Enlistment age: 26 Residence: Davenport
  Mustered out: 
  Discharged: 25 Aug 1862 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 23 May 1884
  Post No.: 55 (88) Age at joining: 
  Place: Winterset Transfers: Jan 1886
  Post name: J. P. Jones Date joined: 20 Mar 1885
  Post No.: 278 (11) Age at joining: 
  Place: Earlham Transfers: 
  Post name: Wadsworth Date joined: 1st term 1892
  Post No.: 36 (96) Age at joining: 
  Place: Dexter Transfers: 
Sources: Roster Iowa Soldiers: Thomson, Mark L.; Ex-Soldiers living Ia. 1886: (M.L.) Capt. - Earlham; Post 55 Desc Book joined G.A.R. 23 May 1884, age 48: Thompson, M. L.
Notes:  See Co. B 2 Iowa Inf. Age 26 Res. Davenport. Enl Ap 20, 1861. Must My 27, 1861. Wounded Ap 6, 1862 Fort Donelson, Tenn. Disch. Ag 25, 1862. See Co C 20 Iowa Inf; Age 27 Res. Long Grove. Appointed Captain Company C, 20th Iowa Infantry 01 Aug 1862, Mustered 25 Aug 1862. Mustered out 08 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama

Transcriber's note: GAR date of death is incorrect. See his obit for more information.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 07 Jan 2006.