WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1861 at La Crosse, and mustered 13 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. In action at Fredericktown, Missouri, 21 Oct 1861, and at Farmington, Mississippi, 9 May 1862. Killed at Corinth, Mississippi, 28 May 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p 166) (Quiner p529) “Erickson, Paul”