PAULSEN, Paul

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Sondre Aurdal, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Appointed Corporal on 11 Feb 1864. Detached 28 May 1864 to guard a boat at Fort Smith, Arkansas; rejoined company in June. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865. Post war: Lived at Black Earth, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10; red book vol 32).

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