RAMSAAS, Iver

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Viroqua, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 in Bad Ax County. Mustered 6 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick and assigned to the Pioneer Corps 26 Nov 1862. Detached to the Brigade Provost Guard, 19 Jun 1863. Sent to General Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 24 Oct 1863. Still there on 28th of November. Died at a military hospital in Chattanooga of chronic diarrhea, on 1 Dec 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Chattanooga; section D, grave 149. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7,77-1; red book vol 20 p78) (TAR) (Buslett p491) (Ager p305) (Ulvestad p324) (Gjertveit) “Romsås, Iver”

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