HELGERSON, Svenning

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Sixth District, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864. Was on the march through Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and Washington, DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p154)

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