PETERSON, Peter J.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 20 May 1861 at Madison. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out on 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202)

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