WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born Osten Borthe in Bøherrad, Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 25 Nov 1861. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia. Mortally wounded in the Battle at New Hope Church, at Alatoona, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died of his wounds later that day. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4,18; red book vol 20 p32) (Buslett p386) (Ager p295) (RWV p809) (Quiner p 625, 629) (Ulvestad p303) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-16) “Knudtsen, Osten” “Knudson, Osten”