WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Humburg, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Bounty $100. Sick in Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Nashville. Sick in Louisville on 18 Dec 1863. Sick in Brown General Hospital at Louisville, Kentucky, 31 Jan 1864. Died there on 10 May 1864 of chronic diarrhea. Buried at Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville; section B, grave 58. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-15, 77-1; red book vol 20 p78) (TAR) (Buslett p491) (Ager p305) “Peterson, Borre”