LAWSON, William

IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 31. Laborer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Galesburg. Mustered at Camp Butler, near Springfield, Illinois, on 2 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co B. Died 1 Oct 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 78, reel two p 22)

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