TOLLEFSON, Osten

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100, $33.33 due at muster out. Joined from recruiting depot on 22 Dec 1864. Absent sick in general hospital at Brazos de Santiago, Texas, since 6 Jun 1865. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Buried at West cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-12, 131-16; red book vol 32) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

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