WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, fair hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for three years on 29 Aug 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Wounded through his thigh and taken prisoner on 15 Jun 1864. No discharge furnished at muster out of company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-5; red book vol 17, p48) “Paulson, Erick”