PETERS, John

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 17 May 1838. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 29 Jun 1864. Promoted from Private to Sergeant on 1 Sep 1864. Mustered out with E Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Named Second Lieutenant 25 Feb 1867, retroactive to 11 Nov 1863. Post war: Lived at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, in 1907. Died 10 Mar 1907. Buried in East Primrose Cemetery, New Glarus, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p471) (Ulvestad p258) (Hedberg)

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