ERICKSON, Elias

WI 23rd Inf Co C. Residence: Lewiston, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born 13 Apr 1835 in Sweden. Came to America in 1854 to Grand Rapids, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 27. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Lewiston. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Appointed Sergeant on 1 Jun 1865. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1885, he was living in Leeds, Benson County, North Dakota. He married Cora in 1888 at Minnewaukan, North Dakota. He died in 1906. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

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