WI 1st Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Laborer. Blue eyes. Brown hair. Fair complexion. 5’6½”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years on 23 Nov 1863 at Martelle, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company E on 13 Jan 1864. On 3 Sep 1864, he was sent to hospital at Atlanta, Georgia. Transferred to WI 21st Inf Co C on 19 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 2; 106-15,16; red book vol 7) “Jorgenson, Halver”