ERICKSON, Charles W.

WI 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Dekora, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 22. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 11 Jun 1861. Private. Killed in action 14 Sep 1862 in the Battle at South Mountain, Maryland. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p154) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (WLCW p8) (Love p1058) (Quiner p451)

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