EMERSON, Mathias

WI 24th Inf Co G. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Bonus paid $25. Private. Was in the battles of Chaplain Hills, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Resaca, Adamsville, Dallas, Kenesaw, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Jonesboro, Franklin and Nashville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-9; red book vol 29)