WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County. Born “Findanus Mattaeus Gasmann” on 17 Feb 1835 at Gjerpen, Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 26. Enlisted at Camp Randall on 6 Feb 1862; Enlistment credited to Chippewa, Dodge County. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 26 Feb 1862 as a Sergeant. Promoted from orderly sergeant to First Sergeant on 27 Oct 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 Dec 1862 with rank from 31 Oct 1862. Appointed post adjutant on 20 Feb 1863. Killed (or died from another cause) at Chickamauga, Georgia [19-20 Sep 1863] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p122) (Buslett p582) (Ulvestad p257, 283) (Ager p313, e50) (Gjertveit) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974, p 132) (Naeseth ’43-328)