HALVORSON, Martin

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Veterinarian. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at New Lisbon, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Taken prisoner at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Paroled at Annapolis, Maryland, and sent to St. Louis, Missouri. Transferred to 68th Indiana on 1 Feb 1864. Came back to the 15th Wisconsin on 2 Apr 1865. Wounded in his right leg at Resaca, Georgia, on 14 May 1864. [Mustered out with Company D on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to WI 24th Inf Co H, on 9 Mar 1865. Mustered out 1 May 1865, expiration of term. Post war: In January 1881, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of the wound to his right leg. He was at that time living in Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p444) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p301) (Quiner p628) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

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