WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Died of disease in the hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 25 Nov 1862. One muster out roll shows his death date as 23 Dec 1862. Buried in the cemetery at Nashville in section B, grave 314. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 77-8) (Buslett p382) (Ager p295) (Ulvestad p282) (RWV p808) “Fæstad, John” “Fastad, John”