LARSON, Thorbjorn

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born 23 Feb 1823 in Norway, son of Lars Thorbjørnsen Holt and Birthe Jeppesdatter. Married 30 Oct 1858 to Gulbertine Sondresdatter Løberg. She died in 1862. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married (sic). Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. In hospital at Tullahoma, Tennessee, from 22 Jul 1865 through at least the end of the month. Post war: Thorbjorn Larson married Anne ? (1840-1927). Larson died in 1908 and is buried at New Hope cemetery, Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5,15; red book vol 52) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth ’47-742) (Hedberg)

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