PETERSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Seriously wounded in an arm in Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and sent to hospital. Mustered out with Company B on 2 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p396) (Ager p297) (RWV p809)

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