HAAKINSON, Edward

WI Hvy Arty 1st Reg Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born about 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Sep 1863 at Winchester. Mustered 1 Oct 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the Battle of Mission Ridge. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Tenneessee, in December 1863. Mustered out 21 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 6) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-10) “Haakinson, Edwin”

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