BROWN, Niels

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 25 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Private. Absent in arrest since 17 May 1862 after a “syttende Mai” party. He was in jail at Mississippi River Island No. 10. Escaped and disappeared 11 Jul 1862. Listed as deserted. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20, p14; blue book vol 20, p12) (Buslett p348) (Ulvestad p262)

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