WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Musician. Missing May 1862. Came to the company again at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 4 Jun 1862. Reported sick. Was absent without leave in August 1862. Missing again 3 Mar 1863 and listed as deserted. Discharged from the service 11 Feb 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin (Meeker says 27 Nov 1862). Had enlisted as “Chroshong”, but was discharged as “Groshong”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p413) (Meeker) “Chroshong, William” “Chroshoug, William” “Kroshaug, William”