CHESTELSEN, Torge

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 30 Sep 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 27 Jul 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p46) (WLCW p60) (Love p1076)

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