MICKELSEN, Lewis

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Vang, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, brown (sic) complexion, 5’8½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Sick at Duval’s Bluff, Arkansas, 29 Aug 1862. Left sick at Little Rock, Arkansas, 23 Mar 1864. On 6 Oct 1864, he was detached to guard the Little Rock, Arkansas, boat docks. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)

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