BLOM, Gilmer P.

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Rushford, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jan 1862 at Rushford. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Berne, North Carolina. Re-mustered there on 26 Feb 1864. Bounty $340. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,15,17; red book vol 24) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan 1863)

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