DOKKEN, Lars Olsen

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 1838 at Valders, Norway, son of Ole L. Fosgaard and Margit K. Flaaten. Came to America in 1857. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 in Dane County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862 and died of his wounds at hospital Number 8 at Nashville, Tennessee, on 1 Apr 1863. Buried in the National Cemetery in Nashville; section E, grave 255. Brother of Private Knud O. Dokken. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,16; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p556) (Lonn p368) (Ager p101, photo; p309) (“Hamarsbon-Raaen Genealogy” by Aagot Raaen. Privately printed, 1954.)