LINSTRUM, William

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Fremont (possibly Iowa). Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Christiania, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 to be paid at muster out. Appointed Corporal 22 Oct 1862. Absent without leave, 2 Jan 1863, from Camp Sigel, Wisconsin. Transferred to WI 27th Inf Co K on 7 Mar 1863. Listed as deserted in Milwaukee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-19, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) “Lenstrum, William”

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