WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 30 Aug 1862. Corporal. He was the company clerk. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Jun 1863. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Lived for a time in Stoughton, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Buried at West Koshkonong, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 28) (Ulvestad p327) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Seamson, Bill”