JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33. Private. On Regiment’s 1865 year end report, he is listed as having deserted on 28 Aug 1865 as regiment was moving to Dakota Territory. The same report shows him being discharged from the service for disability from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on 1 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9,17)

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