BRAGER, Syver Arneson

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: Sylvester, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Drum Major on 1 Sep 1865 and assigned to the Regimental Staff. Mustered out with this Regiment on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died at Newman Grove, Nebraska, in 1902. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51) (Ulvestad p273) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR)

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