DONALDSON, James

WI 28th Inf Co E. Residence: Sullivan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 26. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Sullivan. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 17 Jan 1863. Reduced to ranks on 22 Dec 1863. Reappointed Corporal on 11 Mar 1864. Post war: A man by this name lived in London Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota, after the war. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-7; red book vol 33) (FCHS)

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