JENSON, Rasmus

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Nov 1862 at Racine. Mustered 5 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sick in Murfreesboro, June 1863. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Died of wounds in a Prison in Atlanta, Georgia, on 2 Feb 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 225. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p419) (Ager p298) (Ulvestad p295).

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