STARKSON, Sivert

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born Sivert Arnfinsen Leidal at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Captured by the enemy at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and died of scurvy in a Confederate prison at Danville, Virginia, 3 Apr 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Danville. Entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p574) (Ulvestad p306; p330) (Ager p311) (Gjertveit).

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