ERICKSON, Simon

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 34. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease “Effusion on the Brain” at Memphis, Tennessee, on 7 Sep 1863. Buried in Memphis National Cemetery, grave 3300. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099) (Email Curt Stromstad curtstrom@aol.com)

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