JACOBSON, Jacob

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Jan 1862 at Ottawa. Mustered there on 1 (sic) Jan 1862. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 21 Jan 1864 at Hebron, Mississippi. Re-mustered there on 7 Mar 1864. Mustered out 22 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p14)

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