WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Came to the 15th Regiment in Knoxville, Tennessee, 19 Feb 1865. Wounded at New Hope Church (?). Wounded at Resaca on 14 May 1865. Transferred on 1 Dec 1864 to Company H. Assigned temporarily to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to the Company I of the 13th Infantry, 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p184; vol 20, p36) (Buslett p399) (Ager p297) (Meeker) “Syvertson, Syvert”