Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 12 September 1844
Died 11 May 1913
Buried West Lawn Cemetery, Wayne County Indiana
Private Thornburg came down with remittent fever in November of 1861 soon after arriving in Washington D.C. He returned to duty in December of that year but would be discharged for disability on April 16th, 1862
He filed for a pension in 1888.