ANDERSON, Forbus

IL 20th Inf Co K. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged for disability in 1 Aug 1862. A veteran of this name, living in Ordway, Brown County, Dakota Territory, was, in August 1868, granted a pension of $4 because of a wound to his left wrist. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 96) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, Park Genealogicaol Books, Roseville, Minnesota.)

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