Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 01 June 1841
Died 14 December 1910
Buried Evergreen Home Cemetery, Gage County Nebraska
Private Thornburg contracted typhoid fever soon after arriving in Washington D.C. in the fall of 1861. He was discharged for disability in November of that same year. On February 15th, 1865 he joined Company H of the 147th Indiana Infantry where he served until his muster out on August 4th, 1865.