PETERSON, Rasmus

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Blacksmith. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Waupaca. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the battles of Hoovers Gap, Dug Gap and Chickamauga and the campaigns to Atlanta, to Savannah, and to Goldsboro. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26)

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