KNOCKA, August

WI 37th Inf Co I. Residence: Harmon, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 18. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 18 Nov 1864 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Silvernagle of Harman. Mustered the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Dec 1864 before Petersburg, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42)