HOOVERSON, Peter

WI 50th Inf Co B. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Christensen Nundal” on 1 Jun 1846 in Årdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Christen Haaversen Nundal and Anna Nagel Torstensdatter. Came to America in 1847 to Door Creek, Dane County, Wisconsin. Moved to Clayton Township, Crawford County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Post war: Lumber manufacturer. Married about 1878 to Brita. Was a member of the Crawford County Board. Died 20 Mar 1882. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-3) (Naeseth ’47-1052)

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