WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Strejen (sic), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5-9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Burke. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Absent with leave 27 Dec 1863. Absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, having arrived at Harvey hospital there on 26 Jan 1864. Rejoined company on 28 May 1864. This name is on a list, 27 Oct 1864, of men absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas. On 30 Oct, he was returned to duty. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Mathinesen, Rasmus”.