ANDERSON, Benjamin

WI 37th Inf Co A. Residence: Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credit to Deer Creek, Sauk County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 13 Apr 1864. Private. Sent to hospital on 10 Jun 1864. Returned to duty 12 Dec 1864. Post war: In August 1881, he was granted a pension of $8 a month for chronic rheumatism. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 Box 167-3; red book vol 42) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)

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