PETERSON, John

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Cherburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disease, incipient phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis), at Mound City, Illinois, on 1 Jul 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

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