MONSON, Anton

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor and baker. Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1863 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 24 Dec 1863. Bounty $60 paid. Enlistment credited to Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Taken prisoner at New Hope, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Returned to D Company on 4 Aug 1864. Transferred to Company H on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred temporarily to the WI 24th Infantry, and finally to Company I of the 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Sick when mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-6; red book vol 18 p 180, vol 20 p62) (Buslett p 451) (Ulvestad p310) (Ager p302) (Meeker)

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