BURKE, Anders J.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Koshkonong, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born “Anders Bjørke” in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Was in Convalescent Hospital at Murfreesboro 7 May 1863. Transferred while at Murfreesboro to the Invalid Corps 4 Oct 1863, under the name of “Andrew Burry”. Mustered out 8 Feb 1865 from Company G of the 11th Regiment of the Veterans Reserve Corps. Post war: In 1893, he was living in Urness, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p379) (RWV p808) (Ager eng p221) (Hedberg) (“Descendants of Ole Berntsen Barsness and Kari Mikkelsdatter Olstad” by Katherine Barsness Evenson, p22. Copy in DCHS) “Björke, Anders” “Burkee, Andrew J”