SAMSON, Sam

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Drummer. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital. On 9 Feb 1865, he was sent north to Harvey hospital in Madison. Discharged from the service from there for his wounds on 9 Jan 1865. Post war: Lived at Bue, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p572) (Ager p310) (Ulvestad p327) (Hedberg) “Samson, Samuel”

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