SEVERSON, James

WI 25th Inf Co F. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, light brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty paid $60. Private. Recruit. Joined the company at Moresville (sp?), Alabama. Was in the battles of Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw and Atlanta. Was at Chattahoochee, South Calisto and Bentonville. Transferred from WI 25th Inf to WI 12th Inf Co E on 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13; red book vol 17, p92; vol 30)

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