ANDERSON, Gilbert

WI 5th Inf Co K. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie, Wisconsin, on 14 Aug 1862. Bounty $100. Mustered 15 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred 13 Jul 1864 from Co G to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. “Was in many battles. Was at Lee’s surrender 9 Apr 1865.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10a p108, vol 10b p198)

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