PETERSON, Halvor

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Sioux City, Iowa, 21 Sep 1863. Sick in Quincy, Illinois, 26 Nov 1864. Discharged from the service for chronic rheumatism on 31 Mar 1865 at Quincy. Post war: He was granted a pension of $6 a month because of his chronic rheumatism. In 1897, he was living at Lawton, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p57) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

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