DAVIDSON, David

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Dyre Dyreson” on 8 Oct 1831 in Voss, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Drafted, Sixth district of Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at Modena, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in a leg. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Post war: Moved to Holt, Marshall County, Minnesota. Married to Elsie, who was granted a pension after her husband’s death. David died on 22 Mar 1903 in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, and is buried at Lyster Lutheran churchyard, Nelson, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p 126) (Ulvestad p276) (Letter, great granddaughter Doreen B. Rentz, St. Paul, Minnesota)

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