WI 12th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ole Jenson Jesmie of Vermont Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Post war: Buried at Vermont Township, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin; stone reads “1844 – 1919”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p54) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”) “Halsteinson, Gilbert” “Halstenson, Gilbert”