ERIKSEN, Siver

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hassloe, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, since 20 Mar 1863, according to company muster report of 30 Apr 1863. Absent foraging on 31 Dec 1863. Absent with leave for 30 days on 18 Feb 1864. Absent sick at Madison, since 20 May 1864. Rejoined the company from absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, 14 Dec 1864. Private. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Erickson, Sivert”

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