PETERSON, Amund

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born “Amund Pedersen Sivle” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Appointed Corporal. Wounded at Stone’s River on 31 Dec 1862. Went his own way from hospital in West End, Cincinnati, Ohio. Returned to his company. Promoted to Sergeant. Taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Discharged from the service 28 Jul 1864 in Chicago, Illinois, because of his wounds. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p365) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p293) (Gjertveit) (Ulvestad p261) (Meeker) “Peterson, Osmund” “Peterson, Omund”

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