ESSE, Johannes Anderson

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hassloe, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Perry. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Absent 30 Aug 1863 on prison duty at DuVall’s Bluff, Arkansas. Absent sick in Little Rock, Arkansas, general hospital since 2 Feb 1865. On 5 Apr 1865, Esse is shown as joining the company from absent sick at Little Rock. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Post war: Lived at Frost, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) (Ulvestad p279)