SOMERS (?), Alexander

IL 42nd Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 6’½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1861 at Chicago. Mustered there on 30 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 1 Jan 1864 at Stone’s Mills, Tennessee. Mustered on 16 Feb 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustered out on 16 Dec 1865 at Pt. (unreadable), Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p101)

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