THORSON, Sven

WI Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Recruit. Private. Joined this battery on 16 Dec 1864 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Discharged from the service with the battery on 26 Jun 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 230-9; red book vol 5)

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