ANDERSON, Peter, the elder

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Price County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: In March 1880, he was granted a pension of $2 a month because of a wound to his right arm and dislocation of his left shoulder. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p406) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p297) (Quiner p625) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)