GILBERSON, William

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Blue River, Grant County, Third District, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, flush complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Blue River, and mustered the same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 5 Dec 1864. Took part in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865. Wounded in action at Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865. Died of his wounds at City Point, Virginia, on 17 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen) “Gulbertson, Wilkins”

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