WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: East Troy, Cast Iron, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Enlisted for three years on 23 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Feb 1864. Private. Joined K Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died of scorbutus (scurvy) in Andersonville Prison, 5 Sep 1864. Buried there in grave 7893. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-13, 259-2; red book vol 20 p 148) (Buslett p640) (Ager p319) (GPO p153) [Someone has hand-written the name “Simon” beside this Pederson entry in Buslett’s book.] “Peterson, Soren”