NEWTON, Newton

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1872 at Ottawa. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 21 Aug 1862 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p16)