BURGESON, William

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Nov 1861 in Green County and mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Detached in the Light Battalion of 2nd Brigade. Wounded in battle at Stone’s River, Tennessee, and sent to camp hospital at Chattanooga. Sick since Sep 15, 1863 in field hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sent to a hospital at Nashville. Died of chronic diarrhea in U.S. General Hospital No. 8 at Nashville, Tennessee, on 9 Nov 1863. Buried in National Cemetery; section E, grave 185. He was entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,16; red book vol 20 p72) (Love p1082) (Buslett p473) (Ulvestad, who suggests this soldier may have been wounded again at Chattanooga. p274) (Ager p195. Photo) (Quiner p621) (TAR) (Ager p303) (Roll of Honor, vol 22 p277) “Bergerson, William” “Buyerson, William”

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