ANDERSON, John T.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Capron, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Vik, Sogn, Norway, 1 Apr 1841. Arrived in America on 2 Jul 1845 with his parents Anders Olsen Turvoll and Anna Johannesdatter Saebo, to Capron. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, as Corporal. Absent from company to guard a supply train traveling from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 26 Oct 1863. Mustered out with his company on 20 Dec 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Roll of Honor 14 Feb 1865. Post war: Married Johanna Ingebreksdatter Vange on 17 Mar 1870. Anderson died 9 Dec 1908 and is buried in the Lutheran Cemetery in Capron. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14, blue book vol 20 p10) (Letter, great grandson William N. Georgeson, Lake Forest, Illinois) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p262) (Ager p273, photo; p291)

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