SORENSON, Peter

WI 19th Inf Co E. Residence: Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 31 Mar 1862. Private. Sick in hospital; returned to duty on 20 Jul 1863. Re-enlisted for three years on 22 Mar 1864 at New Berne, North Carolina. Deserted 4 Jul 1865 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-15,17; red book vol 24) (Ole G. Hougan’s Diary, 20 Jul 1863) “Sorrenson, Peter”

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