LISTOE, Sophus

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Koppenhagen, Denmark. Civil War: Age 20. Printer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered on 2 Nov 1862 at La Crosse. Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, on the 8th and 10th of December, 1862. Discharged from the service at Nashville for disability on 23 Feb 1863. Almost two years later, he enlisted again, this time in WI 45th Inf Co E. He then gave his residence as Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. This second enlistment was credited to Beetown, Grant County. This enlistment was for one year and took place on 10 Feb 1865 at Madison and he was mustered there on 23 Feb 1865. Private. Promoted to Sergeant on 4 Mar 1865. Promoted to First Sergeant on 9 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p 32; vol 50) (Buslett p389) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) “Listo, Sophus”