LAWSON, Tola

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Linwood, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Soldier. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 at Linwood. Mustered 10 Feb 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 14 Feb 1864 at Huntsville, Alabama. Mustered there the same day. Bounty paid $60. “On veteran furlough since 26 Jun 1865”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11,13; red book vol 23)

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