STARKSON, John

WI 42nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Darien, Walworth County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Lodi. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Post war: Moved from Iowa to Steele County, Dakota Territory, in June 1877. Lived at Traill County, North Dakota. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-4; red book vol 47) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory) (Ulvestad p330)

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