OPSAL, Austen H.

WI 27th Inf Co B. Born 24 Nov 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Entered the service on 10 Oct 1864 in Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 8 Jul 1865. Post war: Married Tellie Jackson. Died at age 45 on 1 Apr 1887 at Canton, South Dakota, of lung trouble. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, lot 19, block 7, grave 4. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)