LIND, Ove

WI 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Harmony, Vernon County, Wisconsin. From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Oct 1861 at Viroqua. Mustered 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Killed in action at Baker’s Creek, near Bolton, Mississippi, on 4 Feb 1864. A shell from enemy artillery exploded in the ranks of Company I, wounding Lind mortally. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p164) (Ulvestad p307) (Quiner p 621) (Love p1076)

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