THORSON, Byron

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Oakland, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Oakland. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $200, $120 still due at muster out. Private. Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864; assigned to Company H the next day. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13, 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32

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