IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 30 Mar 1832 in Vestre Toten, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 18 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Promoted Corporal 25 Mar 1862. Missing in battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, and believed to have been taken prisoner. Wounded slightly in an ankle 9 Apr 1864 at, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. Mustered out 30 Nov 1864, Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Married in 1865 to Anna Gudbrandson. In 1885, Ole P Rockswold was living in Thoten, Iowa. Died 20 Aug 1922. Buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood Township, Winneshiek County. Sources: (ISW-II p519) (XSS Iowa p287) (DGA) (Ulvestad p325) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) (Hedberg) “Rockswold, Ole” “Rockvold, Ole” “Rocksvold, Ole”