KNUTSON, Nils

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 16. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Substitute. Enrolled for one year on 26 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Edward W. Dutcher (Dutchie) of Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Janesville the same day. Private. Engaged in the siege of Savannah, and at Robertsville, Chesterfield, South Carolina; Bentonville, North Carolina. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 259-13. red book vol 9 p126)

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