PETERSON, Andrew

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Buried at Amherst, Wisconsin; stone reads “1831 – 1898”. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

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