ANDERSON, Simon

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Christiania, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Vestre Gausdal, Norway, a twin to Louis Anderson [see also]. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Wounded at Little Sailors’ Creek, Virginia, on 7 Apr 1865. Post war: He lived in Westby, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p276) (Quiner p525) (Ulvestad p268)

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