CORNELIUSEN, Charles

WI 27th Inf Co H. Born 30 Dec 1814 in Christiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway, son of Andreas Corneliusen and Marthe Ouensdatter. Came toAmerica on “Lolland”, which sailed from Larvik and arrived at New York 14 Aug 1848. Civil War: Occupation: Register of Deeds. Age 47. Commissioned 8 Jul 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, rank effective 9 Sep 1862. Captain and Company Commander. Company mustered on 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Died of disease in officers’ hospital at Memphis, Tennessee, 9 Sep 1863. Buried at Forest Hill cemetery, Madison; stone reads “16 Sep 1863 aged 48 y, 8 d”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-4,14; red book vol 32) (Quiner p 760) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth ’48-1311) (Hedberg)

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