ENGER, Jens F.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born at Sondre Aurdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Jan 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Died of dysentery in Andersonville Prison on 24 Jun 1864. Buried in National Cemetery there, grave 2419. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p621) (Ager p317) (Ulvestad p278) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison”, Atwater Report, publ 1865)