Individual Record -- Thompson, Lafayette Francis
Age: 38, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 10th MN INF
Service: enl 8/21/62, Pvt, Co. B, 10th MN INF, disch. for promo as Hosp. Steward, 11/5/63, enl, HOSP. STWD, USA 11/13/63, d/dis, 5/28/64, Saint Louis, MO (small pox)
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Birth: 05/14/1824, Vermont
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Alicia M., 3/27/1865
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: Family history says b. Cavendish, VT; Army enlistment says Windsor, VT
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Another Soldier Gone: -- We regret to learn of the death of Dr. L. F. Thompson, late of Claremont township, in this county. He died of small pox at St. Louis. Dr. Thompson enlisted in Company B, 10th Regiment, and on its arrival at St. Louis, was appointed Hospital Steward in the regular army. His loss will be mourned by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.
Source: The Mantorville (MN) Express, June 17, 1864, p. 3.