TILSON, Harold T. E.

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. From Bærums Jernværk, Norway. Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married, Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1-3 Jun 1864. Discharged 9 Apr 1865 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lived at Elk Mound, Wisconsin. Granted a pension of $12 a month because of the wound to his right hand. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41) (Ulvestad p336) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) “Tillesen, Harold T. E.” “Tillson, Herrold J. E.”

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