PETERSON, Daniel

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Porter, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Farmer. Enlisted 9 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Assigned to 68th Indiana Regiment from 31 Jan 1864 until 1 Apr 1864. Accidentally killed by a falling tree at Bald Knob (Kennesaw Mountain), Georgia, on 23 Jun 1864, while on duty with the pioneer corps. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section G, grave 1660. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 77-1; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p604) (Ager p315, e51) (Meeker) “Pederson, Daniel”

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