MARTENSON, Andrew

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Died of disease (ulceration of the bowels) at Cairo, Illinois, on 20 May 1865. His widow, Annie, in 1867 married another Civil War veteran, Hans Myhre. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (Love p1119) (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties”, publ. 1895.) “Martinson, Andrew” “Mortenson, Andrew”

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