JOHNSON, Soren

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 in September and October, 1863. Was killed in action, a minnie ball shot in his head, at Resaca, Georgia, 15 May 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Chattanooga, Tennessee, section L, grave 317. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11,18; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p596) (Ulvestad p299) (Ager p315)

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