PETERSON, Andrew

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 22. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1862 at Menomonie, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $140 ($100 bounty plus $40 premium). Private. Re-assigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. “Was in many battles.” Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p204)

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