WI 12th Inf Co G. Lived in the vicinity of Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned to Company A, then transferred to G Company on 31 Dec 1861. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 5 Jan 1864. Post war: Died in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p18,136) (Ulvestad p325) “Rockstad, Johan” “Rockstadt, John”