HELGESON, Helge

IL 5th Cav Co F. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’ (unreadable)”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1865 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 5 Nov 1865 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p75) [Entire entry very faint; name is a best guess.]

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