GRUND, Louis

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Stockholm, Pepin County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Stockholm and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 16 Mar 1864. Private. Joined I Company at McDonalds Station, Tennessee. Captured by the enemy at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died of diarrhea on 31 Aug 1864 in Andersonville Prison. Buried there in grave 7355. A woman named Catherine Grund of Stockholm, Pepin County, was granted a widow’s pension of $8 a month. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p589) (GPO p84) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 living in Wisconsin”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)“Grunds, Louis” Gund, Lewis”

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