PETERSON, John

WI 44th Inf Co A. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hudson, St. Croix County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Aug 1864 at Rush River, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-2) (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

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