BJORGE, Ole Nelson

WI 43rd Inf Co I. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Mineral Point, Iowa County. Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sent to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 13 Oct 1864. Died of typhoid fever in a hospital at Jeffersonville, Indiana, on 22 Nov 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-10; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Love p1120) (Ulvestad p272)