WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Vermont, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. On the June 1863 muster roll, Alf Thorson is shown as sick at Madison since 30 Mar 1863. Detailed in Pioneer Corps, 24 Jun 1864. On 6 Apr 1865, Alf Thoreson is shown as joining the regiment from detached service in the Pioneer Corps at Little Rock, Arkansas. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)