OPDAHL, John S.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and sent to Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, and from there to Andersonville Prison, Georgia, where he died of diarrhea, 22 Jun 1864. Buried in grave 2309. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p34) (Buslett p396) (Ulvestad p320) (Ager p297) (RWV p809)

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