SORMERUD, Syveren H.

WI 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 30. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’3½”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Wounded in action 2 Apr 1865 in Virginia. In Mower Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mustered out at a hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12 Jul 1865. Post war: Died on 4 Nov 1931 at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, South Dakota, block 134, grave 9. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-12,13; red book vol 43) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Pennington County)

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