WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Lewiston, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 34. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Moved from the permanent guard to Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865; and Five Forks, Virginia, 1-2 Apr 1865. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army 9 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p48) (Larsen) “Simmonson, Ole”