FERGUSON, Fergus

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Glencoe, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. From London, Canada West (Ontario). Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1861 at Waupun, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 16 Dec 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 May 1862. Served as Colonel Heg’s orderly. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Died there of nerve fever on 1 Jan 1863, and was buried in Nashville National Cemetery; section N, grave 679. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 56) (Buslett p441) (Norwegian-American Studies, publ. by NAHA, Northfield, Minnesota, vol 32 p 183)

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