BJORNSON, Nils

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Spring Prairie, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Spring Prairie and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Captured by the enemy at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison on 14 Oct 1864. Buried there in grave 10,919. The Andersonville records show him as “Bohnson”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20, p128) (Love p1082) (Buslett p586) (Ulvestad p272) (Ager p59, 314, e50) (Meeker) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison”, Atwater Report, publ 1865) “Bohnson, Nils”

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