ANDERSON, Thomas

WI 6th Inf Co A. Residence: Wonewoc, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Baraboo, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of Gainesville and Bull Run. Wounded in action in the battle of South Mountain on 14 Sep 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 23 Feb 1863 at Washington DC. Post war: He was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a wound to his right leg. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p22) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)

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