SOUGSTEAD, Evan S.

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Christiania, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “For good conduct was promoted to Corporal.” Was with the regiment until August 1863. Then sent to a hospital in Memphis. Rejoined again in December at Helena. Again taken sick and sent to a hospital in Helena where he has been kept since. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

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