PETERSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Coon Prairie, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of congestive fever in a hospital at Helena, Arkansas, on 15 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1100)

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