PETERSON, Samuel

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10¼”. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie on 8 Sep 1862. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Reassigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. “Was in many battles and at Lee’s surrender 9 Apr 1865”. Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p202)

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