BARNESS, Peter E.

WI 12th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6¾”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Knud Olson Ladd of Vermont Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Joined the 12th Regiment at Goldsboro, North Carolina. “Was never in an engagement.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p180)

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