PETERSON, Peter

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Bangor, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, his company was merged into the WI 51st. Mustered out 19 Jul 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,6,13)

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