JACOBSON, Jacob

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. A sailor. Brown eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and then north to Harvey Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Discharged from the service from there because of his wounds on 20 Sep 1864. Post war: Lived in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 32) (Quiner p 625) (Buslett p385) (Ulvestad p294) (RWV p809)

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