HALVORSON, Bjorn

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Feb 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, and mustered 26 Feb 1862 at Madison. Private. Sick 15 Aug 1862 and sent to hospital in Albany. Moved to a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, on 26 Aug 1862. Wounded in Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863 and sent to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863, where he died 15 Dec 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p88) (Buslett p505) (Ager p307) (Ulvestad p286)

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