ERICKSON, Peter

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, rosy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Sep 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years and re-mustered on 2 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. “Has served faithfully with his company.” Discharged from the service 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-5,14,15; red book vol 17, p46)

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