ROBERTSON, Andrew

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Krugdon, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Black eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison. Bounty $300, $120 still owed at muster out. Private. Joined H Company at Little Rock, Arkansas, on 3 May 1864, from the recruiting depot at Madison. On 27 Oct 1864, his name is on a list of men absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas. On 30 Oct, he returned to duty. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Post war: A man with this name, then living at the National Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was granted a pension of $16 a month because of a gunshot wound to his left hip. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

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