BJORNSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Died a prisoner of war on 4 Dec 1864, due to his gunshot wounds. He is entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,16; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p554) (Ulvestad p272) (Ager p309) (Quiner p625) (Meeker) “Bjornson, Knute”

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