JACOBSON, Jacob

WI 45th Inf Co F. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Decatur, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: A Soldier. Age 44. Married. Blue eyes, gray hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Bounty $100. Private. Post war: Granted a pension of $8 a month because of a wound in his right shoulder. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-7,8; red book vol 50) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

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