HOLTAN, John

IL 39th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Married. Age 42. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10¾”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Chicago. Mustered there on 11 Sep 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 1 Jan 1864 at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Re-mustered there on 25 Jan 1864. Appointed Sergeant on 1 Apr 1865. He was on furlough when his Company was mustered out. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p 4,6)

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