DOKKEN, Knud Olsen

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 1843 at Valdres, Norway, son of Ole L. Fosgaard and Margit K. Flaaten. Came to America in 1857. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1862 in Dane County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Died of disease [typhoid fever] in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Brother to Private Lars O. Dokken. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-3; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p556) (Ulvestad p276) (Ager p102, photo; p309). “Doken, Knud”