PETERSON, Jens J. J.

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 30. Blacksmith. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Raymond, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Raymond, Racine County. Mustered at Racine, Wisconsin, on 1 Sep 1862. Sergeant. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a head wound. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

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