BLOOM, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 1840 in Sweden. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Was sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 5 Sep and 5 Nov 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disability on 22 Jan 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died of abcess on his lungs on 7 Jun 1905 at age of 65 and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 1, block 43, grave E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p500) (Ager p306) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)