SIMONSON, Peter

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Christiane, Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, (unreadable) hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 25 Sep 1864 and assigned to 154th Company, 2nd Battalion. Discharged from the service 17 Jul 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

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