ARVESON, William

WI 50th Inf Co D. Residence: Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born about 1835 in Norway. Married to Gunhild Gulliksdatter Hamre. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 6 Mar 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Post war: Buried at Holden cemetery, Mt. Morris, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-5) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Naeseth ’46-600)

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