Mustered into service as a Private on February 20, 1864
Born 13 June 1842
Died 25 February 1883
Buried South Trenton Cemetery, Blackford County Indiana
Private Thompson first served in Company I of the 34th Indiana Infantry mustering in on October 9th, 1861 and then mustering out for disability on April 10th, 1863. John was transferred to Company E of the 20th Indiana Infantry in the fall of 1864 serving there until his muster out on July 12th, 1865.
He filed for a pension in April of 1879.