PETERSON, Hans

WI 22nd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Drafted from Richland, Richland County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. “Nothing known about him further than on Garrison duty at Madison. Never joined Regt.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)

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