ANDERSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Preston, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Anderson Evangerhaug” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted 7 Nov 1861 at Preston. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862; later moved to a hospital in Gallatin, Tennessee, and from there to the Government Insane Asylum, Washington, DC. Died there of disease 11 Sep 1864. [Likely a brother of Iver Anderson of this company.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (Buslett p406) (Ulvestad p269) (TAR) (Ager p303) (Gjertveit)

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