WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. In hospital at Tullahome, Tennessee, from 27 Jul 1865 through at least the end of the month. Post war: Lived at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5,15; red book vol 52) (Ulvestad p329) “Skegstad, John G”