STENSEN, Henry

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Agerhus, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Perry. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas, general hospital since 23 Mar 1864. Company records, dated 11 May 1865, show that Private Henry Stenson died of bronchitis and chronic dysentery “at his home” in Belleville, Dane County, Wisconsin, on 25 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) “Stenson, Henry”.

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