WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Asker, Norway. Civil War: Occupation: Soldier. Age 29. Brown eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’½”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at home since 4 January, according to regimental report at end of January 1863. Left sick in hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, 30 May 1863. Discharged from the service for disability at Mound City, Illinois, 30 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Petersen, Peter”