WI 5th Inf Co K. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Indiana. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for three years on 21 Jan 1862 at Menomonie and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Took part in the battle of Corinth, Mississippi, 3 & 4 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 10 Jan 1863 at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 21, p148) “Airgaard, John ”. Also WI 16th Inf Co G.