HEGG, Oliver A.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 May 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 25 Oct 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 18 May 1862. Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant 12 Apr 1863. Transferred to Regimental Headquarters Quartermaster Section on 15 Oct 1863. Commissioned First Lieutenant on 29 Oct 1864. Took part in the battles of Pope’s retreat, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca, Dallas, Peachtree, Siege of Atlanta. Post war: Died in Whitehall, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p6, p198) (Ulvestad p257)

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