PETTERSON, John

WI 47th Inf Co H. Had served 100 days in the WI 41st previous to his enlistment here in the 47th. Residence: Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Morgen, Illinois. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Jan 1865 at Platteville and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 8 Feb 1865. Private. Detailed as a guard at Tullahoma, Tennessee, since 25 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, on 11 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-15; red book vol 52)

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