HOFLAND, Halvor H.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Mar 1862. Assigned as Sergeant on 1 Feb 1862. Promoted to First Sergeant. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Died of disease (Anasarca [dropsy]) in Andersonville Prison, 4 Jun 1864. Buried in National Cemetery there in grave 1655. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 259-2; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p627) (Ulvestad p259) (DGA) (Ager p317) (GPO p97) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Holland, Halvor” “Hoffland, Halvor”