JOHNSON, Jens

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Dec 1863 at Madison. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison. Bounty paid $60. Private. Joined Company H on 21 Apr 1864 at Camden, Arkansas, coming from the recruiting depot at Madison. On 17 Sep 1864, he was detailed as a teamster for the quartermaster department, returned on the 20th. On 23 Sep 1864, he entered regimental hospital at Little Rock, Arkansas, and died of chronic diarrhea that day. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17,19; 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)

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