LARSON, Svend

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Sailor. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 6’2”. Married. Enlisted for three years on 27 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Went on home leave from Madison to Chicago on 29 Dec 1861, but did not return. Classified as deserter. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 18) (Buslett p360) (Ulvestad p305) (Meeker)

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