SIMONSEN, Casper

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Absent sick since 24 Aug 1863, last heard from at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Absent without leave on 24 Sep 1863. Was a prisoner of war on 22 Oct 1863. Apparently exchanged, because he was listed as sick in St. Louis in May 1864. Sent from there to Louisville, Kentucky. Sick at muster out of his regiment. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p608) (Ulvestad p328) (Ager p316)

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