AUSTIN, Austin

IL 57th Inf Co K. Residence: Hamilton, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1864 at Dixon, Illinois. Mustered there the next day. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 7 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 47-9 p54)