KJELESVIG, Anon

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Born “Kjellesvig” at Etne, Hordaland, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted 29 Nov 1861. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Iuka, Mississippi, on 20 Aug 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner, 30 Dec 1862, at Battle of Stone’s River, near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Paroled and sent to hospital at Annapolis, Maryland. Moved to Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, 9 Jun 1863. Restored to service on 9 Jun 1863. Wounded in an ankle at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863 and sent to hospital at Chattanooga, where he was on 20 Nov 1863. He was in Nashville on 11 Dec 1863. Wounded accidentally in his right hand at Atlanta. Mustered out with Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Lived at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. In April 1880, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of the wounds to his left hand and to his right leg. Buried at York, Blanchardville, Wisconsin; stone reads “1841 – 1919”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p484) (Ulvestad p301) (Ager p192, photo; p304) (Quiner p 621, 625) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 living in Wisconsin”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) “Kjellesvig, Amund” “Kjellesvig, Anan” “Kjellesvig, Anson” “Kjellesvig, Anon” “Kjellerrig, Anond” “Kelsevig, Anon” “Kelsevig, Amund” “Kjelsvik, Amon”

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