MATIS, Hants

IL 53rd Co I. Residence: Wilmington, Will County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Jan 1864 at Joliet. Mustered there on 2 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Quincy, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p46; reel 47-9 p46)

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