HELGESON, Arne

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Born at Aal, Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Married. Enlisted 29 Jan 1862 at Clermont and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Was in hospital at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862, and in Nashville, Tennessee, 26 Dec 1862. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 28 Feb 1864. Sent to hospital 18 Jul 1864. Sent to hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 23 Jul 1864. Mustered out with H Company, 13 Feb 1865, at Chattanooga. Post war: In 1892 he was a farmer in Inwood, Lyon County, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p562) (Ager p309) (Hedberg)

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