PETERSON, Charles M.

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Galesburg, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 18 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 26 Jan 1864. Wounded severely on 27 Jun 1864 in the battle of Kenesaws Mountain, Georgia. Died of his wounds on 20 Jul 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia, section 8, grave 196. Sources: (ISW-I cd p91)