GUNDERSON, Claus

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. In hospital at Tullahome, Tennessee, from 4 Jul 1865 until his muster out of service on 22 Jul 1865. Post war: In Feb 1881, Claus Gunderson of Waupaca, Waupaca County, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5,15; red book vol 52) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

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