WI 22nd Inf Co K. Born in Holland. Civil War: Cigarmaker. Age 39. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted from Gifford, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 26 Jan 1865. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Peterson never reported to this guard for duty. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)