JOHNSON, William

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Sawmill master. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Designated Corporal. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, November, 1862. Wounded at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, hit by a shell fragment that shattered his skull. Died of that wound in a hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 10 Jun 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Nashville; section J, grave 239. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,18; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p564) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p310) (Quiner p628)

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