PETERSON, Anders

WI 32nd Inf Co C. Residence: Liberty, Wisconsin. Born 21 May 1829 in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway. Came to America in 1850. Married in 1856 to Ingeborg Madsdatter. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Drafted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Liberty, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $186. Private. “Missing since the 21st of March 1865. Supposed to have been taken prisoner at the battle of Bentonville, North Carolina. Was a drafted man and never able to perform the duties of a soldier.” Post war: Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, 30 Aug 1902. Buried at West Valders, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 148-13; red book vol 37) (Bjerke, p 19) (Ulvestad p303) (VGC Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Korstad, Anders Peterson” “Peterson, Andrew” “Korstad, Anders Pedersen”

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