LEE, John E.

WI 45th Inf Co G. Residence: McFarland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Born 12 May 1838 in Hofslo, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 10 Dec 1864. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Vermillion, South Dakota. Died 11 Feb 1913. Buried in North Brule Creek Cemetery, Elk Point, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-9; red book vol 50) (Ulvestad p306) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County) “Lee, Johannes E”