GJERDE, Andrew P.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Musician. Corporal. Served with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Wounded and captured by the enemy during the Battle of New Hope Church, Tennessee, 27 May 1864. Died in the hands of the enemy on 18 Jan 1865 of his wounds. Reported to have died in Andersonville Prison, 22 Jan 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,17; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p560) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p309) ancestry.com) “Gjerdee, Andrew” “Gjerde, Arnfin Torbjornson”