ABRAHAMSON, Jacob

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Tailor. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Feb 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 27 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wagoner. Served with the division baggage train 17 Sep 1862, then with ambulance train on 17 Mar 1863. On detached service in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 May 1864. Temporarily assigned to Co H, this regiment, on 20 Dec 1864 at Whiteside, Tennessee. Transferred to Company I in 13th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20, p14; vol 18, p172; blue book vol 20, p10) (Buslett p344) (Ulvestad p266) (Ager p217)

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