JOHNSON, Severt

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Absent sick at Duval’s Bluff, Arkansas, 29 Aug 1863. On detached service “guarding boat”, 3 Mar 1864. On 12 Oct 1864, absent sick and sent north to general hospital at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. On 3 Apr 1865, he is shown as returning to duty from absent sick at Prairie du Chien. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Johnson, Sivert”

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