ROSSUM, Mads

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born 1839 in Nord Fron, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Nov 1861 in Lafayette County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Nashville on 26 Nov and 26 Dec 1862. Returned late April. Left sick in hospital at Tullahooma, Tennessee, on 1 Jul 1863. Mortally wounded and missing in Battle near New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Said to have been taken prisoner and died soon after. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p78) (TAR) (Buslett p491) (Ulvestad p325) (Ager p305) (Gjertveit) (Hedberg) “Rosum, Mads”

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