BARNSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born about 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Volunteer Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $300. Private. Took part in the Red River campaign in 1864. Died of disease in a regimental hospital at Brashear City, Louisiana, on 4 Oct 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p194) (Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p 4-7) “Bainson, Ole”

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