KNUDSON, Knud

WI 50th Inf Co K. Residence: Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Assigned here from a pool of Wisconsin 53rd Infantry recruits. On the 50th Regiment’s 1865 year-end report, he is listed among four men who deserted on 31 Aug 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-11,13,17)

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