HERMANSON, Herman

WI 10th Inf Co K. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 2 Aug 1819 in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 6’2” (or 5’2”). Enlisted for three years on 3 Dec 1863 at St. Lawrence. Mustered 4 Dec 1863 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Bounty $423. Recruit. Private. Absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, from 18 May 1864. Absent sick from 14 Nov 1864 to 8 Apr 1865. Transferred from the WI 10th Inf Co K to WI 21st Inf Co D on 24 Jan 1865. Took part in the Raleigh campaign. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf Co D on 7 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 14 May 1892. A stone reading “Herman Hermanson 1819-1892” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. II Row 31, Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-15,16; red books vol 15, vol 26) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)

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