CHARLESON, Andrew

WI 43rd Inf Co H. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to New Diggings, Lafayette County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Joseph R. Bird of New Diggings, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Prairie du Chien the same day. Private. Transferred from Co H to Co I in 1 Nov 1864. Promoted to Corporal 22 Feb 1865. Mustered out with his company on 22 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-9; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Ulvestad p262)

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