WI 42nd Inf Co H. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Jan 1865 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Died of disease (erysipelas) at Mound City, Illinois, on 1 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-9; red book vol 47) (Love p1119) “Kelstrup, Peter”