BAGSTAD, Mathias

WI 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Alma, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Oier, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100. Private. The same man, description and dates and places all matching, is shown as being in Company H of the Wisconsin 45th Infantry. Post war: Married Jennie Jacobson. Lived in Bolin, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-13, 183-11) (Ulvestad p270)