SKJELSTAD, John S.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Assigned to military police duty on the 17th, 20th and 24th of December, 1861. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital. Mustered out with B Company, 1 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p36) (Buslett p398) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p297) (RWV p809)

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