PETERSON, Christopher

WI 25th Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, florid complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1864 at Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Bounty $300. Private. Joined the company on 18 Mar 1864. Absent in hospital in Washington, D.C., on 2 Jun 1865 and did not return to his company until 1 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-14,16; red book vol 30) [See also a WI 15th Inf soldier enlisted as Pederson, Christopher.]