HILLSTROM, David

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years and mustered on 23 Nov 1863 at Amherst. Private. Transferred from WI 1st Inf on 20 Sep 1864. Was in the battles of the Atlanta campaign. Was wounded in his arm at the Chattahoochee River. Was in the battles of Mulberry Orchard near Aversboro, North Carolina, and Bentonsville, North Carolina, 16-19 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

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