WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: A “Lars Knutsen 1835-1888” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. II Row 45, Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud