WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Berlin, Green Lake County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1862 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 23 May 1865. Post war: In Oct 1882 he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) “Erickson, Herman” “Ericson, Harmon”