PETERSON, John

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bergen, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “This man enlisted in this Regt and Company in Augst 1862 and was discharged for Lung Disease or Phthisis in July 1863 and in September came in again to this company. Has been a good and faithful soldier.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13; red book vol 30)

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