KITTLESON, Austin

WI 4th Inf Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mechanic. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Whitewater, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Jul 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Missing following the battle of Port Hudson, Louisiana, on 14 Jun 1863. This Regiment on 1 Sep 1863 was changed to a cavalry unit, known thereafter as the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry. Kittleson was discharged from the service 8 Jul 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, expiration of term of service. Post war: Buried in Oak Grove cemetery, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 4a p28) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Quiner p 506,507) (Hedberg)

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