PAULSON, Torger

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 33. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865; and Five Forks, Virginia, 1-2 Apr 1865. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army 9 Apr 1865. Detailed as Division Commissary Guard 28 May 1865. Returned to the company on 8 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14. red book vol 11 p46)

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