ANKER, Helger

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Shelby, Shelby County, Illinois. Born in Updahl, Norway. Civil War: Painter. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jul 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Sergeant. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Aug 1863. Discharged from the service 28 Jun 1865 at Washington. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p72)