PETERSON, Samuel

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. From Naes Jaernverk, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Louisville, Kentucky, in September 1863, and in Knoxville, Tennessee, in December 1863. Mustered out with I Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: A man of this name, living in Ogdensburgh, Waupaca County, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right knee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p606) (Ager p315, e52) (Hedberg)

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