PETERSON, Ares

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Feb 1862 at Ottawa. Mustered there. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 27 Feb 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p16)

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