PORTH, William

MN 6th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 7 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, Jan 1863. Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his left knee. Sources: (MINN p296) (MCIW p337) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)