ERICKSON, Lewis M.

WI 37th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (One sources shows Beloit, Rock County.) Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Has a wife, Mary, and one child. Drafted. Enrolled for three years on 17 Nov 1863 at Portland, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Nov 1863. His name is on a list of “Drafted men and Substitutes”. Private. Wounded in action 16 Jun 1864 before Petersburg, Virginia. Promoted to Corporal 11 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 167-13, 258-8; red book vol 42)

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