ELLINGSON, Mathias

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Post war: Buried in New Hope cemetery, Iola, Wisconsin; stone reads “23 Jun 1835 – 9 Jun 1900”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2; red book vol 47) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

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