HOSTVET, Morten

WI 49th Inf Co E. Residence: Rock, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Baraboo, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Died of dropsy at post hospital in Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, on 11 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-7,16,23) (Love p1121)

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