ISAACSON, John

IA 16th Inf Co A. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1832 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 3 Mar 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Private. Hospitalized for chronic diarrhea at Columbus, Kentucky. Mustered out 1865. Post war: In 1888, he joined the GAR. Lived then in Freeman Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Died 17 Feb 1923. Buried in Round Prairie Cemetery. Sources: (FCHS – Albert Lea GAR)

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