IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 23 Mar 1863. Died 18 Apr 1866. Buried in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Peterson, Severt A.”