PETERSON, Peter

WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Salem, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, brown (sic) complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 at Tenallytown, DC. Post war: Moved to McLean County, Dakota Territory, in April 1881. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-11,13; red book vol 43) (1885 Dakota Terr. Special Census)

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