SAMUELSON, Svend

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born on the Mitsum Farm in Krogstad Parish, Norway, on 24 Jan 1825. Came to America in 1854, and farmed in Manitowoc County. Civil War: Age 36. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and was mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 14 Jan 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 14 Jan 1862. Sick at Birds Point, Missouri. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, since 21 Sep 1862 and left behind there on 26 Nov 1862. Became unfit for service and resigned 15 Nov 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: He went back to farming. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p497; p500 photo) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p239; photo p306) (Gjertveit)

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