WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Portage City, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 27 Nov 1861 at Portage City, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in hospital at Mound City, Illinois, 6 Apr 1862. On 3 Jun 1862, he was listed as being sick and on furlough. Died while at his home in Portage City on 10 Jun 1862. Company clerk wrote on the muster roll that there had been no official notice of Pederson’s death, but that a private letter had been received that said so. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 77-3, 78-3; red book vol 20 p62) (Buslett p454) (Ager p302) “Pedersen, Ellis” “Peterson, Elias”