KNUTSON, Thomas

WI 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born 1839? in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway, a son of Knud Knudsen Nass and Aslau Isaksdatter Dal. He came to America with his parents and four siblings on “Bowditch” which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 8 Aug 1846. They came to Columbia County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 24 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison. Corporal. Killed in the battle of Antietam, Maryland, 17 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p152) (Quiner p 454) (Naeseth ’46-673) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) “Knudson, Thomas” Two brothers John and Isaac were also in the war.

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