WI 16th Inf Co C. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4¾”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Was with Sherman through the Carolinas. Discharged from the service 24 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p54) “Adson, Swend”