JOHNSON, Gilbert

WI 5th Inf Co I. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Wiota. Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1907, he was living in Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-1; red book vol 10b p306) (Ulvestad p263)

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